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San Francisco

  • Pier 39 | When the lights come on

    Pier 39 is a touristy and full-of-life area in San Francisco, California. This is a great place to go for an evening stroll, buy San Francisco-souvenirs and chocolates, go window shopping, eat some shrimp, Fish n’ Chips or Clam Chowder and watch the seals or the boats come in...
  • Monday Mural(s): Found in San Francisco

    Tipsy from the TRIP is going to be linking to the meme Monday Mural from this week onwards. It looks like there are several pictures of paintings-on-the wall in the travel albums. To  start with, here are some San Francisco murals: Artist: Bill Weber I looked up some info...
  • Happy Lunar New Year

    From the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francico, CA. 2012 The Chinese community in the San Francisco Bay Area has been putting up a late evening Chinese New Year Parade in SF since the 1800s. It is a show of song and dance, culture and lights. This year’s...
  • Trying to catch the Bay Lights

    Bay Lights on the Bay Bridge Bay Bridge The Bay Bridge is one of the bridges that runs across the San Francisco Bay in California. This bridge that connects East Bay to West Bay runs between the cities of San Francisco and Oakland. Since 2013, this busy double-deck bridge has...
  • OurWorld: Greek and Roman touch to San Francisco

      Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. That is what this exquisite piece of art is called. This structure, which takes inspiration from Greek and Roman architecture was originally built for the Panama-Pacific Exposition in 1915. It continues to give San Francisco a Greek and Roman touch.  Today,...
  • Golden Gate Bridge Dressed in fog

    Sometimes the adjective is Majestic, sometimes simply Splendid. When I saw the Golden Gate Bridge dressed in mist on a midsummer day, the word was just ‘Gorgeous.’ Yes, midsummer. It was one mid day, in the middle of California’s summer of 2012 that I got to see the Golden Gate Bridge...
  • Earth Quake at San Francisco’s Academy of Sciences

    Earthquakes and California have a long and remarkable history together. California is North America’s Earthquake capital and San Francisco, California’s. Here in the San Francisco Bay area, we have more reasons to worry if we don’t get our regular doses of tremors for the year. The Bay Area is...
  • Golden Gate Bridge at night

    The Golden Gate Bridge at night is quite a sight. After a long time of wishing to see this sight, we visited the bridge on the Golden Gate Strait, recently and saw that sight too. That evening the Golden Gate Bridge looked stunning with all of its light and...
  • Cherry Blossoms at the Japanese Tea Garden

    I remember the first time I saw Cherry Blossoms; it was in my mind’s eye. I was reading Memoirs of a Geisha and Arthur Golden (the author) had created such a beautiful picture with words that when I saw the movie of the same name a few years later,...
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