View from the hotel room - the street on the left is California and on the right is Pine
Another view from the hotel, looking out towards the bay
The Balclutha, part of the National Park Museum
Picture of the bay from Ghirardelli Square
Another view from Ghirardelli Square
The Golden Gate Bridge
Closer shot of the Golden Gate
Coit Tower/Telegraph Hill
More shots of the Maritime National Park
Rach gazing at the bridge
A personal vessel
Rach squints as the sun sets over the Pacific
Another look at the bridge from the jetty
Looking at the Maritime National Park from the end of the jetty
Looking across the bay towards Oakland
I feel compelled to photograph the Rock - damn you Michael Bay!
Rach gets ready to take her first ever trip into the Pacific
She said the water was on the cool side, but apparently it didn't deter the swimmer in the water
Those waves sneak up on you...
Rach enjoys the sand
She goes for a second time...
Heading back after feeling the calming effects of the ocean
Of course, we then had to brush all the sand off her feet... totally worth it though
Can you see the bridge in the background?
Alas, I am not a pirate... but I sure wish I was one! The other shirts say Surrender the Booty and Time Flies When You're Having Rum
A WWII Submarine
The Jeremiah O'Brien, a WWII Liberty ship
A bird... in front of Alcatraz!
A Sea Lion
A whole bunch of sea lions!
A view back towards the city
I have decided that if I have to come back as an animal, a sea lion would be it
The sign says: Harassment of the Sea Lions is a Violation of the Marine Mammal Protection Act. No Docking, Approaching, Feeding or Throwing Objects Allowed.
A view back towards the bay
These streets are hilly
An island that connects to Oakland
A wider shot
This is a statue of a guy on a camel and another guy in front... unfortunately the auto focus decided not to work
Looking out from Telegraph Hill
There are some great views in the city
A view of the Golden Gate Bridge
I was trying to get a shot of a rather crooked street, but it was too dark
Rach wonders why I continue to take pictures of her and not the surroundings, while I wonder why autofocus hates me
You can make out the street a littler clearer. I assume that it is Lombard.
An interesting cloud formation
Rach struck a good pose, but unfortunately I just took a headshot
A view down twards the bay, just past Pier 39
Autofocus, thine are mine enemy
A view from up in Coit Tower
A view to the west from Coit Tower
It would be Alcatraz, if it were in focus
Pier 39 area
The Stinking Rose on Columbus Street - you can't see it in the picture, but there is a sign overhead that says We Season Our Garlic with Food!