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A Road Trip Gallery: Fort Mason Community Garden & the Man in Pink

PortMoresby ·
  March 12, 2015   I discovered the community garden on this visit to Fort Mason, having missed it the first time I stayed at the hostel.  I walked in, looking around for possible subjects, and didn’t notice the thin man in a...
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Road Trip, Day 4: Fort Mason, San Francisco

PortMoresby ·
    March 12, 2015   I drove south through Sonoma and Marin Counties, past the houseboats on the bay at Sausalito, across the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco, and arrived earlier than the hostel’s official 3:00 check-in...
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Europe set to OK SkyTeam hook-up for Paris

PHeymont ·
It looks like European regulators are set to approve a joint operation covering routes between the U.S., Paris, Rome and Amsterdam. The arrangement, under scrutiny for three years, would let the airlines, all SkyTeam members, plan schedules together...
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Fort Barrancas Has it All: Cannons, Gun Turrets,Tunnels and Great Views

Travel Rob ·
Fort Barrancas is located within the Naval Air Station in Pensacola. You have to show your drivers license, or other ID, to enter the base. It sits on the barranca ,or bluff, overlooking the entrance to Pensacola Bay. This National Historic Landmark...
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Walking the Golden Gate Bridge

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on a walk across the Golden Gate Bridge. Join him and take in the views.
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Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob visits very well run Alcatraz Island and shows why it continues to be a top tourist site for San Francisco.
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February 17, 2020: San Francisco Views

Travel Rob ·
See why Travel Rob enjoys the views of San Francisco from the water
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Top 25 landmarks...how many have you seen?

PHeymont ·
Not on the list...      Photo: Tysto / Wikimedia   TripAdvisor's released its Top 25 Travelers' Choice landmark list again, and the first thing that stands out is that 8 of the top 10 are religious structures or importance. The...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Oct. 6: Chateau D'If, France's Alcatraz

PHeymont ·
The storied Chateau D’If sits on the small island of If,  just a short ferry ride from Marseille’s Vieux Port. Built originally (depending on your view) to defend Marseille from invasion or to keep Marseille under the king’s...
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Maritime Museum, San Francisco

Lestertheinvestor ·
Gumbo was visiting the Maritime Museum in San Francisco. Situated in the Fisherman's wharf area, in a beautiful ship-like building, it offers interesting exhibits and great views of San Francisco and its Bay.
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July 28, 2016: Coit Tower, San Francisco, California

Ottoman ·
For an awesome 360-degree view of San Francisco, you must visit the Coit Tower.
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The Bay Area by "Clipper"

PortMoresby ·
PortMoresby turns misfortune into adventure when, after almost 6 decades of dependence on her car, discovers public transportation from one end of San Francisco Bay to the other.
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Statue of Liberty: No more private tours

PHeymont ·
Commercial guided tours are being banned to ease congestion in and around the Statue and Ellis Island.
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Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin: Raw History

PHeymont ·
A grim prison with a long association with Irish struggles for independence from Britain.
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Six American Road Trips to Explore and Enjoy

Rebecca Brown ·
Rebecca Brown shares her selection of 'must-do' U.S. road trips, both short and super-long.
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Jelly Belly Factory Tour – Fairfield, CA

Samantha ·
Samantha takes us on a unique tour: the factory where the iconic jelly beans are made. She recommends a weekday visit when the factory is working.
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