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Travel Blogs from Martinez
... in fact in every city we've been parking has ranged from €15 to €50 a day with very little options, luckily our house is on the main bus line so our car has been parked up for the week, the buses also are cheap as chips) we sauntered back to the house via San Fran's most chic neighbourhoods. Away from the main tourist traps the up market streets full of designer cafes, boutiques ...
... from the Golden Gate Bridge which was awesome. We also ate at one of my top ten favorite restaurants which is The Franciscan. We are also treating ourselves to a hotel room l (first in 3 weeks). It Iis amazing how I miss tv....still nothing good on though ...
... for longer. It was to soon to be saying good night to our new found friends ... but it was well passed midnight and we needed to be up early for today for our bike ride across the Golden Gate Bridge. We also said our good night to the lovely Evita. I managed to use my map reading skills to get us back ok ... but it took a while. With 5 mins to go Brook started telling me he was in pain and wanted a taxi ... but he persevered and we got back ok.
A great day!
... from where we hired our bikes though. Tired and weary, we jumped on the bikes and battling fierce headwinds, made our way back to Blazing Saddles via yet another bloody hill.
We dropped the bikes off and grabbed a bus back up town. We stopped into one of the Irish bars we had been frequenting and had a couple of 'farewell' drinks.
We then headed back to the hostel to collect our bags and Dave grabbed a shuttle to the airport for his return flight ...
... we first stopped on a scenic viewpoint on the side of the road to photograph it. I was stunned by it's bare size as well as beutiful San Francisco downtown that was unfolding in the background, sparkling in the sunlight. We were finally there!! As we walked back to the car I also saw Alcatraz island way out in the bay. Epic!! As we crossed Golden gate it hit me how big this city actually is! On the way through the streets to reach our hotel we stopped by ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking