S: San Francisco 2011
1: Thursday January 20th, 2011 My first day in San Jose California was 68 and Sunny (record breaking temps). Greg had to work so I went wine tasting about 45 min away in Gilroy. I went to 6 wineries, tasted many wines, and then had to figure out how to get 13 bottles of wine and champagne back to Chicago!
4: Each memory we keep with care means future happiness to share.
7: Jakc the Dog who greeted me at the bottom of the driveway and led me to the tasting room. He then insisted I play ball with him. - such a cutie!
8: Got a Ride to San Fransisco from Chris Born who accidentally brought us right through the Castro district!
9: Trolley Cars!
10: Of course our first stop Haight Ashbury! A couple of tattoos later,,,,,,,,.
14: Artwork of the Haight
15: Our New Friends John from Seirra Nevada and Justin the best Street magician we have ever seen!
16: Our boat the KITTY KAT for our day of Whale watching
17: Captain Steve, Heather our Marine Biologist, and Greg and I before Mel's sickness kicked in.
18: After we passed under the bridge we looked out to see the biggest wave coming right at us. I thought we were done for... but our great captain got us through it perfectly. | Alcatraz on our way out in the early morning
19: A foggy San Francisco morning!
20: Baby's tail then Mom's tail | First Sight of a whale was a mommy and baby
21: Then to our right we saw a pod of four.
24: As we watched the pod we saw a group of Dahls porpoises start playing with the whales
25: You can see the size difference between the whale and the porpoises
26: Farallon Islands
27: Marin Headland Lighthouse
28: Golden Gate
31: Sea Lions being silly | Birthday Girl!
33: What a great day, we saw a lot, and as we left the dock we looked up to see this Wyland Picture on Side of Building
34: We couldn't wait to get off the boat and go to In & Out Burger, but we never made it that far. Stopped at Boudin's for a bread bowl of hot Clam Chowder - Yummy!
36: Traveling | byFOOT | After lunch we walked to Lombard Street. Thats the way to work off a lunch with those San Francisco Hills.. On our way we saw this cute puppy in the Harley Store.
37: PUPPY LOVE | Kurt's Gift!
38: Mimi the Cat. I know... A Cat in China Town?
39: Last Day :( Went to China town and had DimSum for the first time on a Hello Kitty Plate and fresh made fortune cookies from the old man in the alley! We watched the bears game till we had to catch a plane.