Touchstone Hotel - City Center
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... so we got the ferry back and went to In n Out burger which is apparently a must do in America, and now I know why! It was just like a regular McDonald's burger but better (sorry Uncle Les)! Back at the hostel we decided to go to the cinema as it was opening night of Catching Fire, the new Hunger Games movie! We got tickets then went for a coffee and a walk before it started! Was a great film, we both thoroughly enjoyed it :) ! We didn't get back to the hostel until ...
... down to Fort Mason yesterday afternoon to see the Golden Gate Bridge, then walked down to the Castro this morning for a look before heading back to Fort Mason this afternoon. Walking Buddy around the hills in Balwyn North can be said to be training for this city as the hills are extreme and there is no escaping them. But it's a really chilled city with a fresh energy and I'm loving it. Of to ...
Trips to Alcatraz (a national park run by national park service) are sold out weeks in advance but as i was walking past the ferry terminal i thought i was ask anyway. Someone must have returned one as they gave it to me for free and it was leaving just then - perfect. Took the boat out and did a very interesting tour of the jail house. Then headed back to the city and took a few tram ...
So we had finally made it to the west coast with an itch to dip our feet in the Pacific asap. After driving straight through Reno, we hit California, and just had the last few hills to get over before we hit Sacramento (capital) and the first traffic since New York. We took a detour off the main I80 to go around the north of the bay, through Sausalito and into San Fran over the Golden Gate bridge. Quite a nice way to enter the city, and surprisingly no toll on the bridge. ...
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