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Alcatraz Part One: The Grounds

Another highlight from our recent trip to San Francisco was our visit to Alcatraz Island, home of the famous federal prison.  One thing that really struck me was how beautiful the grounds were.  I wasn’t expecting that.  The nickname for the island is “The Rock”, so I guess I was just expecting to see a […]

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Crossing the Golden Gate

For a long time, the Golden Gate Bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world.  While it no longer holds that title, it is still a famous landmark of the Western World, and pretty awesome to behold.  On our recent trip to San Francisco, we had the opportunity to walk across the bridge, and […]

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Ferry Plaza Farmer’s Market, San Francisco

If you haven’t figured it out, I am a planner.  So, when it’s time for us to plan a vacation, I am all about the research and finding the “best” things to do, places to go, tips and tricks of the the locals.  While researching San Francisco, I came across the Ferry Plaza Farmer’s Market, […]

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