I finally got a run in since moving into San Francisco. It had been a little over a month since I ran so it was good to get back. My route is as follows; I start out running down Bush Street, to Market Street, then along the Embarcadero to the Giant’s ball park, around the stadium and back a bit to get in at least a 5k. I walked back from there to get a cool down and enjoy the view. As I was running, I could not believe how fortunate I am to have this route and the views of this city. I am still in awe that Jo and I live here.
Nothing special for this post but we did manage to catch part of the North Beach festival in the city. When I say part of it that means we found a little beer garden set up in the street that was blocked off and had a beer until the fog started to roll in. I aslo spotted one of the Bansky pieces here in San Francisco.
Our friend Lori had wanted to hike to the Point Bonita Lighthouse for some time. So for her birthday her friend Emily had arranged a picnic and walk to the lighthouse for her birthday with some of her close friends. We were honored to be included in that crowd.
The weather was amazing and fortunately there was no fog. So on on a day that the rest of the bay area was sweltering in heat we were in possibly one of the coolest places we could be. Not to mention the scenery, views, and company were all amazing. So on the walk to the light house you pass through a small tunnel, around some rocky foot paths over looking the water, and finally across a suspension bridge to the lighthouse.
I took the old photo of Bush Street from San Francisco in the 1920’s and blended it into a present day photo. I didn’t quite get the alignment perfect but I think it’s close enough. I also posted it to my DeviantArt page.
Ghosts of Bush Street Past
Well our really good friend Lori and neighbor returned and brought a us a lovely bottle of wine on Friday evening, which turned into a couple of lovely bottles of wine after some great conversations and many amazing stories from her recent Italy travels.
The next morning she introduced us to a great cafe/lounge, Sugar Cafe, which serves coffee and breakfast. After which we went to a local market for some tilapia and fresh produce. On Sunday Jo and I woke and and decided to go to SF MOMA. Sorry no photos, you’ll have to visit to see what the MOMA has to offer but I promise you it’s brilliant. Then we went for another SF walk about.
So after some glasses of wine and a nice fresh dinner from the tilapia we are setting in for our Sunday evening. Here are a few photos of the great architecture SF has to offer.
And these next two photos are ones in which I would like to do a transition photo of old to new. I haven’t quite got the angle down but this our block of Bush street in San Francisco from the 20’s and the following photo is from today.