A Travellerspoint blog


1. At about 11am (behind schedule after sailing through lots of windy seas since leaving Victoria) we sailed into San Francisco bay under the Golden Gate bridge! The fog moved in and out of “Fog City” during the day, leaving a brilliant blue sky for part of the afternoon.
2. The most visited place – Alcatraz.
3. Those are the steep streets we all think of when we think of San Francisco. 4. A view of the city from The Presidio.
5. Some of the Victorian homes are beautifully restored.
6. City Hall – gleaming in the sunlight.
7. The Bay Bridge – it’s eight miles long, while the Golden Gate is just one mile long.
8. We rode the Cable Cars and watched as the men turned a car in the turntable. It’s all impressively hands on.
9. We had time to walk on famous “Fisherman’s Wharf”- here’s Pier 39, where scads of Sea Lions bed down for the night (they’re there most of the day, as well – fun to watch, but hold your nose!).
10. A sweet ending to our final port of call.
1_1241706015665_05 05 09 536.jpg
2_1241706022525_05 05 09 537.jpg
3_1241706031775_05 05 09 538.jpg
4_1241706037994_05 05 09 539.jpg
5_1241706045681_05 05 09 540.jpg
6_1241706050259_05 05 09 541.jpg
7_1241706054681_05 05 09 542.jpg
8_1241706060744_05 05 09 543.jpg
9_1241706068572_05 05 09 544.jpg
10_1241706075681_05 05 09 545.jpg

Posted by Swenigale 07:21

Table of contents