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A Travel Blog by c_a_morrell
Welcome to my travelogue! Use this to follow my journey from Vermont to California through the Panama Canal. Pictures, commentaries and lat/long coordinates will be updated periodically so you can share in my adventure! Wish you were here....:)
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A Travel Blog entry by marcelo.heather from Alcatraz, California, United States
... built on it. In 1858, a military fortress had been constructed. As well as Fort Point and Lime Point, Fortress Alcatraz formed a triangle of defense protecting the bay from potential invasion. Alcatraz never fired its guns offensively, which might ...
A Travel Blog entry by leanneruss from Alcatraz Island, California, United States
... fort and prison in the 1800's. Was the first lighthouse in on the West Coast from 1854. Became the Notorious Alcatraz federal Penitenary from August 1934 and was used for 29 years until March 1963. There were no executons on the actual ...
A Travel Blog entry by lucyholliday from alcatraz island, California, United States
... to the island and then a tour was starting just as we got there, and ranger Benny Batom was talking about escapes from Alcatraz, and talked us through all the escapes and escape attempts during the time as a prison. It was really interesting and posed ...
A Travel Blog entry by mai_mtl from Alcatraz Island, California, United States
... , da ich diese zuvor nicht ganz mitbekommen habe. Auf der Insel befanden sich dann heute auch mehr Touristen, als jemals Gefangene. Auf Alcatraz gab es ann noch einen 16 minütigen Infofilm, den ich mir dann auch angeguckt habe. Die Insel wurde zunächst ...
A Travel Blog entry by msinclair1956 from Alcatraz, California, United States
... right where I want to go, wonderful. Just a small ride on a trolley bus to get me to Fisherman’s Wharf where the Alcatraz boat leaves from. I have lunch and am ready to get on the boat, yet another photo line up, they take photos of you ...
A Travel Blog entry by hairsuit from Alcatraz, California, United States
... . Often referred to as "The Rock", a Federal Bureau of Prisons federal prison until 1963, well what can I say Alcatraz lived up to it's reputation. The cells are tiny, the stories about inmates, guards and escape attempts make this a ...
A Travel Blog entry by kathinka.faas from Alcatraz, California, United States
... om te ontbijten. Daarna aan boord en daar gaan we vrijwillig de gevangenis in. Het boottochtje is nog korter dan naar Texel. Alcatraz ligt ongeveer 2 km uit de kust, we zijn er zo. We worden ontvangen door een heuse (?) gevangenisbewaarder die ons streng ...
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Alcatraz Landing, Pier 33, Embarcadero, San Francisco, California, United States23577 reviews
Park rangers conduct tours by recounting the prison's thrilling history along with intriguing anecdotes about Al Capone and other legendary figures that made a "home" here.