Thursday, May 12, 2016

From the Desert to the City (Part 2)

Last week I shared the first half of my walking tour over to the Embarcadero in San Francisco. Let me pick up where I left off. First order of business: Refueling for the second half of my walk!
Cheeseburger, fries, and a cold one (or was it two?) and I'm ready to head over to Chinatown.

Mandatory cable car shot!
I like that little sliver of sky!
Old St. Mary's Cathedral, wedged in between Chinatown shops, a fortune-teller across the street, and the Dr. Sun Yat Sen Park. What an amazing mix of cultures!
Dr. Sun Yat Sen... more information can be found here.

Always lots of energy and activity in Chinatown!


City of Hong Kong (San Francisco)
Dragon's Gate... entrance to Chinatown (although it was my exit).



Made it back to my hotel room just in time to enjoy the sunset!
Linking with Skywatch Friday.
Thanks for stopping by, and have a great weekend!

33 comments:

  1. What a drastic change? Beautiful and well composed photos of the city. Glad to be able to see it from your perspective.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    Alexander
    Alex's World! - http://alex.kakinan.com

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  2. Oh my, what beautiful shots of the city you took.

    Worth a Thousand Words

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  3. Whenever I am in the city and I am on Market Street or any of the other streets that have that "little sliver of sky" I think to myself - now is NOT the time to have the BIG ONE hit...please!

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  4. Oh fine! Not only am I super-homesick, but that shot of the hamburger just about killed me! Gimme that! I nearly ate my screen! And I gained 10 pounds just looking at it. But anyway, these are fabulous pictures. VERY well done.

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  5. such beautiful skies. you had me at cheeseburger and fries. :)

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  6. Wonderful perspective on these shots.

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  7. Ah, what an adventure. Thanks for taking us along!

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  8. wonderful city shoots:)

    that meal sure loooks tasty too!!

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  9. Great images. I am not a lover of cities but do enjoy other peoples images of them.

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  10. Spectacular shots of Chinatown

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  11. You really did it up right!

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  12. Nice set of photos. Interesting cityscapes.

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  13. Great shots and that first one could also be an add for burgers. It looks so tasty. Great.

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  14. Hello, awesome series! I like the Chinatown tour and sky. Looks like a fun time and good food. Happy Friday, enjoy your weekend!

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  15. Wonderful shots of the colourful Chinatown, and the sky was nice as well.

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  16. Fabulous and familiar views! That sunset though, amazing cross-town view. It has been a little too long since I have been to the city by the bay, I feel a sort of desperate urge to hop in the car & drive North!
    May I pry and ask what hotel has that lovely view?

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    1. Hi, thanks for the comment! I was at the Marriott Marquis on 4th and Mission.

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  17. Great pictures of the city life! Happy weekend!

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  18. Glorious visit - one of my all time favorite cities. And you always get the most interesting photos.

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  19. Very nice shots - I absolutely love walking around San Francisco.

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  20. That first photo is really enticing. Like you had one good R&R in Sanfo :)

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  21. Nice pics, though I wonder if the glimpses of sky have been added here and there... (!!)

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  22. Nice pics, though I wonder if the glimpses of sky have been added here and there... (!!)

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  23. San Francisco is one of my favorite cities to visit and the food there is so delicious no matter what cuisine one choses.

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  24. What I love about Chinatown and places like it, are the details. Like that light post!
    Great photos...

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