Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pacifica
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As we prepare for our journey of a lifetime, I wanted to take some time to begin this travel blog. Many of our friends have asked that we share our experience with them as we travel so I have decided that I am going to give this a try. Greg and I have both expressed that we hope to really try and disconnect from technology. ...
... Venice beach was really cool but looked like something you would see in Asia really dirty and lots of people trying to sell stuff etc. Anyway we spent most of the day around this area and then we went to the shopping area for bit before catching an express bus home as the other express one wasn't so fast! We then went to a cute Chinese restaurant near our hotel and I got sweet and sour chicken!!!! Soooo amazing! Was nice to eat something good for you sort of. ...
... the stay. Having said that, it did look pretty much exactly like the hotel out of "The shining" and we were both pretty scared to leave the room for the first 24 hours! See pics below
We started the visit with an open top bus tour of the city (we are liking these as you can tell!) and took in most of the main areas of the city in the first day. We stopped off at one end of the Golden Gate bridge and walked over to ...
... beer and a chat with the hostel staff before sharing a room with a young lady that lived at the hostel and doesn't have a job. Strange. But I guess it beats paying San Fran's rent. They even share bedrooms here! It's not uncommon to find 5 people in a two bedroom house! This morning we woke early, Megan went for a run to 'Knob Hill' which is a hill shaped like a knob. ;) We then headed to the famous Lumbard street. It has 8 hair pin turns and has amazing views as ...
... but our limited
timeframe has meant we have had to spread ourselves thinly. Some of the buildings are so beautiful,
especially the church Marilyn Munro and Joe Demajio wanted to get married in
but being divorced they couldn’t. They
did however go there for their photos after a civil ceremony. The houses, also beautiful, are built
together so that they support each other in the event of an earthquake. The city has had a turbulent ...
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