San Francisco
January 25th 2009
On an unusually sunny and warm Sunday in San Francisco I walked from my apartment on Nob Hill through the Financial District to the Embarcadero.
February 7th 2009
The Chinese New Year Parade is the biggest in the USA. I spent a cool evening watching the parade close to Chinatown. The highlight was the huge dragon - the longest in the USA.
St. George Spirits (makers of Hangar One Vodka) have a distillery in Alameda and produce a tasty selection of spirits. Every weekend they throw open their doors to the public for a tour and tasting session
February 19th 2009
The California Academy of Science recently underwent a huge renovation and now everything Thursday night is open for Nightlife, food, drink, music and science.
I’ve been to Alcatraz a few times. It’s a creepy place to visit, especially an a cold, windy and foggy evening. I can’t imagine what it would have been like to have been incarcerated there for years.
April 4th 2009
I went for a walk around my neighbourhood and in to Chinatown. My first stop was Grace Cathedral and in Chinatown the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory
April 26th 2009
The Fairmont Hotel hosted the cars from the California Mille 2009 and I went to take a look.
May 15th 2009
While my dad was picking up his race packet for Bay to Breakers, I had a look around City Hall. The City Hall opened in 1915, occupies two city blocks and is topped by the fifth largest dome in the world. It was here that Mayor George Moscone and Harvey Milk were assassinated in 1978.
May 17th 2009
Bay to Breakers is a 12km race through San Francisco. Although a lot of people run the race seriously it’s also an excuse for people to dress up and have a 12km party through the city.
May 17th 2009
I took my dad to see the San Francisco Giants take on the New York Mets at AT&T Park. We had amazing seats in the Lexus Dugout club, three rows behind home plate.
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