In the foreground are original houses which survived The Great 1906 Earthquake And Fire and of course in the background modern San Francisco shooting up out of the ground.
The sign reads Old world taste has come to this world. The hamburger is depicted being propelled by rockets from outer space. Note the green alien hitch hiker on top of the bun!
The Victorian houses are a feast for the eye.
Vibrant colour everywhere reflected in the people who inhabit the streets. Castro District, Haight Street, Market Street, Mission….
After much walking and talking with a Sangha friend I was escorted to the BART station. Looking up; this is inside of a vintage street car, one of many from all over the world, which ply Market Street and terminate at Fishermans Warf.
In San Francisco it is easy, as a tourist, to look up. In a certain sense we are all tourist. Here for a brief time…
This is an up-in-the-clear-blue-sky day. San Francisco to Amsterdam and then Amsterdam to Newcastle. It’s been a good five months abroad.