Today was our last day in San Francisco, we have been here just a couple of days, but we can say we did it the best that we could!

Our morning started with the huge and famous Golden Gate.

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Me at Golden Gate

Then we went to the Golden Gate Park. A huge park equivalent to the New Yorker Central one, also impressive.

 

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Roots

 

We tried without luck to find the Japanese Tea Garden so we walked to Haight, the former hippie neighbourhood, now a bit less flower power but still colorful and filled with wall paintings.

 

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Haight Street

 

As we still had the rented car, we took the 49 miles scenic drive to see the remaining things. Thanks to that we went up to Twin Peaks with this incredible view of San Francisco’s skyline.

 

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San Francisco skyline from Twin Peaks

 

Then we went back to the hostel. We wanted to have a Thanksgiving dinner! For us is a really american thing and we were pretty excited about it. It was a shame that because of that most of the shops were closed during the day, but we could enjoy one of the heaviest dinners ever:

 

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Thanksgiving dinner

 

I still don’t know what are half of the things I ate, but I will always remember those sweet potatoes with marshmallow! So tasty!

Now it’s time to say good-bye to another city, again. Tomorrow we go to LA and on Sunday we fly to Cook Islands. The second stage of this trip is almost done. We have been nearly three weeks travelling and it seems it has been ages. We’ve lost completely the notion of time, we never know which day it is.

So, dear San Francisco, thanks for the trip! See you soon!

Yesterday was a long day. We have just two days to discover San Francisco and we are trying to do our best as long as the sun is still shinning (when it’s dark it’s quite difficult to see new things!).

So yesterday we started with the city center. Exploring the Coil Tower in Telegraph Hill and its incredible views to the whole city. The way down was through the Greenwich Scales, a beautiful corner with weird things all around:

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Greenwich scales

We kept walking until Fisherman’s Wharf and Pier 39. With all the crowd, tourists, but beautiful spots like the Sea lions view or this carousel.

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Pier 39 Carousel

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sea lions in the same pier

Then we headed to Chinatown, more spectacular than the NYC one, with a lot of decoration in every street.  We also walked through Union Square district. The whole city is covered by amazing paintings on the walls and things that make you turn your head and just say “wow!!”.

 

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Wall painting

 

And after a long day walking we deserved some nice food, so we went to Castro, the Gay neighbourhood to walk a bit more and to eat this amazing spaghetti with meatballs.

 

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spaghetti with Meatballs

And we called it a day. Today: thanksgiving! yeah!