VACATION – JUNE 7 2013

We started our tourist activities today with a full day in “the City” (a.k.a. San Francisco).  It was a beautiful day, warm and sunny for almost the whole day.

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We went all over the City, including to Coit Tower, where we saw the stunning Diego Rivera (sp?) murals that are being restored in the building.  They were (are) so beautiful I almost cried.

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This is just one of many photos I took (photos are allowed, which was a real treat for me).

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I was impressed with Coit Tower, which I had seen from the road many times but never actually gone up to it and looked around.  So glad we did this.

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We also did the full on tourist thing and went to walk on the Golden Gate Bridge.  A fantastic experience which I highly recommend.  It was the only place in the City that we went and had fog – but I was glad for the fog because it made for some interesting photos, and it allowed J to see what it can be like in the City.

 

We also saw some of the Embarcadero, the Japanese Tea Gardens, had a very interesting trip to the Haight Ashbury district, which is a whole blog post in and of itself, although I didn’t take a single photo there.  Along the way we had Dim Sum in China Town and went down the crookedest street in the world – Lombard Street.  Now I’ve got to get the Bill Cosby act about San Francisco downloaded for J so he can laugh and laugh at the idea of Bill and a VW trying to get into heaven after taking Lombard Street down and off into the Bay.

 

Lots more photos, but no time to process and load them – late nights won’t give me energy for days or touring.

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