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September2010

  • Culturally rich San Francisco

    First time in San Francisco? Ask me what San Francisco is like and I would say its like a kaleidoscope of buildings coated in old-world charm and sky scrapers facaded in glass. A busy yet welcoming city. The roads are a happy riot of swanky vehicles and vintage street cars....
  • Cruising the San Francisco Bay

    It was another fine Sunday. It was neither hot nor cold. We were in San Francisco and were about to do a tour of captivating San Francisco and what better way to start than getting into a ferry and cruising the waters of San Francisco Bay! So we drove down...
  • In pics: That suspension bridge

    That suspension bridge in San Francisco– The Golden Gate Bridge. That bridge that run across the Golden Gate Strait between San Francisco an Marin County in California  Red? No the colour is International Orange These are pictures of the bridge from the South Vistapoint, on the San Francisco side...
  • Postcard perfect: Seven Sisters or the Painted Ladies

    Call them Seven Sisters or the Painted Ladies; these seven beautiful ladies add a dash of unequaled charm to the city called San Francisco. We all know that San Francisco cannot  quite be separated from its Victorian architecture but the Seven Sisters make a picture that will remain imprinted in one’s mind forever. I remember noticing these attractive homes...
  • A slice of Victorian SF

    FYI: –  http://library.thinkquest.org/16545/data/low/victoria.htm http://architecture.about.com/cs/timeline/a/victorianstyles.htm You may also like -- Monday Mural(s): Found in San Francisco Happy Lunar New Year Trying to catch the Bay Lights OurWorld: Greek and Roman touch to San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge Dressed in fog...
  • Lombard the crookedest

    It is called the crookedest street in the world. Situated in San Francisco, Lombard Street gets its nickname from the 8 closely placed hair-pin bends that make driving here quite an adventure. Actually Lombard Street runs through 12 blocks but it owes its fame to a quarter mile stretch on...
  • A Chinatown Made in San Francisco

    Crowded sidewalks. Big and small buildings supporting sloping decorative roofs with upturned corners. Storefronts overflowing with all kinds of merchandise. Streets lined with red and green lamp posts with figures of dragons around them. Shops labelled in the artistic oriental script. And Chinese lanterns strung across the streets I had heard of...
  • Window shopping in Chinatown

    Among the top attractions in San Francisco is a Chinatown, made right here is this city by the bay. Here are a few pictures from a walk or better still – a window shopping session in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Before you look at the pictures, you might want to...
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