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Walking along San Francisco's Embarcadero

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Today my husband and I spent three hours walking along the Embarcadero in San Francisco - all the way to Fisherman's Wharf.

There were beautiful views of the bay all around.

In this photo you can see the Golden Gate Bridge (which is, in fact, red).



This is a view of Alcatraz Island:



The photo below shows the new replacement Bay Bridge with the old bridge being torn down behind it.
This is the bridge that was damaged in the last earthquake. It goes over to Oakland and Berkeley.



These are the hills in Oakland and Berkeley.



Below are photos of seals basking in the sunlight during the day. Two of them were busy pushing each other off the barge into the water.






We also saw street performers along the way.







We also saw some Red Hats (women who travel together and wear red hats and purple tops).



This was an interesting plaque.




After our walk, we went for a late lunch (our second and final meal of the day). My husband wanted Chinese food, so we stopped at a restaurant near my son's house on the East Bay side. The food was very fresh and delicious.
Because I knew I would not be eating another meal, I ordered Sesame Chicken - and another plate of a variety of vegetables.





I ate almost all of the vegetables, and only about 1/4 of the chicken(4-6 small pieces). I was certain that would keep me within my limits for the day. Yumm!


After our 'linner' we went to an early movie: The Hundred Food Journey. It was entertaining and enjoyable -- and all about food.
Don't go to see it when you are hungry!!

Another great day - having fun and staying within limits.


(Sorry about those photos that are sideways. They were upright when I uploaded them.)
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MOONGLOWSNANA 8/30/2014 5:45PM

  I have never walked in San Francisco so I also enjoyed your day. Thank you for posting these pictures, even the ones that turned out sideways, as those may be the ones I add to my exercise for the day. It looks like a beautiful place as most places near the sea turn out to be.

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KALIGIRL 8/25/2014 8:17AM

    An emoticon day!
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MOM2ACAT 8/24/2014 4:06PM

    Beautiful! Thank you for taking us on the walk along with you!

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1CRAZYDOG 8/24/2014 3:55PM

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ONEKIDSMOM 8/24/2014 3:46PM

    What a great photo journal... I can always twist my head sideways to view them when the upload plays tricks with them! Thanks so much for taking us along on your trip... it was great to see you working through "how to travel as an active Spark". emoticon

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CARRAND 8/24/2014 2:07PM

    Beautiful!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 8/24/2014 2:06PM

    The California Tourism Department needs to hire you to promote the state! You have done more in 2 weeks to interest me in the state than they have in decades. LOL. The pictures are wonderful and the food looked delicious!

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MLDRLD 8/24/2014 12:30PM

    Beautiful photos and wonderful memories of a terrific day. Thank you for sharing.

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KANOE10 8/24/2014 11:59AM

    My daughter works in the wharf area, What great pictures. Good day for you.

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DEBRITA01 8/24/2014 8:10AM

    Thanks for sharing your day with us. Nice looking "Linner"! emoticon

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NELLJONES 8/24/2014 7:47AM

    Beautiful!

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FEEDTHEHUNGER 8/24/2014 7:07AM

    Looks like you had beautiful weather too -- a fine pictorial blog about your day.

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VALERIEMAHA 8/23/2014 11:50PM

    No where quite likeSan Francisco...and the Embarcadero is one of the great city walks. What an amazing afternoon! What a way to cap off a wonderful visit!!!
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PRETTYPITHY 8/23/2014 11:47PM

    Good job on lunch!

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_CYNDY55_ 8/23/2014 11:29PM

    emoticon emoticon for Sharing Your Beautiful emoticon Pictures!!

Love to visit San Francisco! A Nice place to go vacation!!

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PRAIRIECROCUS 8/23/2014 11:03PM

    emoticon for sharing !

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