After more than 30 hours in transit from Chiang Mai, with stopovers in Bangkok and Seoul, head shakes and the occasional ’stink-eye’ from fellow passengers when the little one had a meltdown, lack of sleep, gross food, and a delay with our connection in Los Angeles … we arrived in San Francisco relieved, happy and excited to finally be in this stunning city.
Notes of love on San Francisco …
/ Our cosy little apartment in Richmond district … restaurants, an organic grocer and excellent public transport – yeah!
/ Amazing Asian and Western vegetarian food … with the array of tantalising places to eat out at, the idea of cooking in our apartment flew out the window.
/ Catching up with lovely friends.
/ Cool, fresh and invigorating weather … loving the breeze coming off the bay.
/ The Academy of Sciences at Golden Gate Park – great for the entire family.
/ The Sutro Baths overlooking the mighty Pacific, down at Land’s End.
/ Pedestrian-friendly streets with enormous wide footpaths and cars that actually stop when you’re trying to cross the road (unlike in Thailand).
/ Great conversations with friendly local folks.
/ Being able to drink water directly from the tap.
/ Twilight (as in the time of day, not the film series).
/ Cable car ride from Powell and Market Streets to Pier 39.
/ Lush green parks … in seemingly endless supply.
/ The fog that envelopes the city at unexpected moments
/ A fantastic city!