Twin Peaks Hotel
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... no light the whole time they were in there.I listened about a few of the attempted escapes that took place, no one is known to have escaped and survived in the whole time it was in operation as a jail.
The view from the island was ahhmaze you can see the whole city, I tried to get a good pic but it was still really foggy but I tried, typical solo traveller had to ask a stranger to take a photo of me, I'm sure my face ...
... like pieces of a jig saw, where even the pauses in narration were timed perfectly to allow the permanent smell of marijuana to waft thru the cracks. Stan's historian mantle was never undermined by the sad realities of the wayward teenagers, the tourist traps, the vagabonds, the $8 corporate ice cream cones sold at precisely San Francisco's most famous intersection. Everything the neighbourhood has to offer is appropriate in Stan's view, ...
... for some sort of wildlife but couldn’t spot anything. Anything alive would have probably been hidden deep under the surface to keep cool from the blazing sun. The landscape reminded us a lot of the outback, the centre of Australia. The big differences were the flora and that the sand colour in Australia is red.
While we were driving through we saw a lookout point that overlooked quite a bit of the valley. We stopped over and took a look around. While we were there ...
Out at 8 this morn to get to the ferry across to Alcatraz. Had an audio tour which was well done and informative. It must have been terrible for the prisoners there to look across the bay and see what they were missing. I didn't know it was a military fort and military prison before it was a prison for the general population. I'm still fascinated by the fog that has covered the bridge since we've been here - ...
The flight over from Sydney was an experience for these first time overseas travellers. (13 plus hours) Our first look at the "land of the free" was Los Angeles - rather high mountain backdrop running N and S parallel to the coast, pockets of communities in front of, in between hills, dissected by 8 lane freeways.
Getting through US Customs and Border Protection was a hassling experience. Lines of weary travellers waiting to be finger ...
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