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Terry & Dave Taylor

Baghdad by the Bay

San Francisco, California: Dave and I just love San Francisco and visit The City often. We love the fog, the bridges, the history, the shopping, the multi-cultural ambiance - and the food.

Oh. My. Goodness. The. Food.

We had a little treat in the sky before leaving our campsites in Napa this morning:

Napa Hot Air Balloon

I also had a very sad moment. I ran out to the Napa Post Office to ship a package (to Leo) and was so sad to see the building completely closed and under scaffolding and fenced-off completely to the public. Earthquake damage. Postal business is now housed in an around-the-corner temporarily-rented building. I wonder how long it will be rented. Seriously, the Napa Post Office is one of the most beautiful and grand in California. I will be very sad if it must be torn down. Decision has yet to be made.

The route from Napa to San Francisco is not an easy course in a 45-foot motorhome (towing a car). The lanes are narrow. The road is rough. We left Napa, with Woody following. 90 minutes later - and a lot of sweat - we found ourselves just south of The City in Pacifica at the San Francisco RV Resort.

Magna Peregrinus crossing the Golden Gate Bridge

This is our fourth (at least) visit to this park, and every time we visit there are fewer and fewer sites to rent as the coastline is eroding. The few times we have stayed cliff-side, I was terrified we would fall into the sea.

After settling-in, our friends went out immediately to walk across the Golden Gate Bridge - because they had to tick this task off their list. DT and I, already quite experienced on Golden Gate Bridge Traversing, decided to meet them later on the wharf.

Steve & MaryKathy & Woody
Mary & Steve and Kathy & Woody crossing the Golden Gate

The weather was beautiful in San Francisco today. Though too foggy in town to witness the solar eclipse, our friends were able to see it a bit from the bridge. How momentous!

After their exercise, we gathered at Alioto's for delicious seafood dinners.

San Francisco
AliotosDT at Aliotos
Aliotos
Aliotos
Alitos

Another great day with great friends on another great road trip.

Until my next update, I remain, your San Francisco  correspondent.

RV PARK: San Francisco RV Resort - Glorified parking lot over-looking the Pacific Ocean, with convenient access to San Francisco via car or public transport. Bathhouse, laundry, free wifi, pool, hot tub, recycling, cable. Walk to grocery, restaurants, shops. We are paying $71 per night with AARP discount (because we are old). Terrible water pressure.


 



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