Tag Archives: San Francisco

Last Chance – choose wisely

We realize now we had frittered away our many visits to one of the most scenic areas in the country.  Now those visits will happen less often and – in a bit of a panic and with some regret – … Continue reading

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Mural, Mural on the Wall

The signature look of the Mission District is murals.  Beautiful painted colors.  Everywhere you look.  An alley.  A bookstore.  Walls.  Houses. Sometimes historical, sometimes humorous themes. We found interesting shops in the neighborhood as well.  Our favorite browse was in … Continue reading

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One way to sightsee: stay in the neighborhood

How do you narrow down what to see when you travel to a new place?  You might research and choose the best or most popular sights in the area.  If you do, you might be ricocheting across a city from … Continue reading

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San Francisco: A Quirky Way to See the Town

My first reaction was “You’re kidding?!”  Our daughter and son-in-law asked if we wanted go with them on a GoCar tour of San Francisco.  We clicked on GoCar’s website.  We’d be riding in orange (very) miniature cars (classified as motorcycles), … Continue reading

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San Francisco: Two more days

DAY 2 Joe loves a good breakfast, and the reviews for Mama’s on Washington Square were ecstatic.  We worked up an appetite on the walk there, through the Theatre District and then the bustling markets in Chinatown. The line was … Continue reading

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San Francisco: A Pre-Holiday Gift

San Francisco was not in our plans.  We often fly to San Jose for the holidays to visit our daughters and their families.  We try to book our air flights in August or September when the prices are low.  This … Continue reading

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