Category Archives: Travel

Urban Hike – Mission Street San Francisco (all of it)


This week had me hiking the entire length of Mission Street in San Francisco.   Starting from the BART (train) station in Daly City, we walked on John Daly Blvd to “Top of the Hill” and from there we turned left … Continue reading

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Urban Hike – San Francisco – Geary Blvd (all of it)


Another Saturday, another urban hike.  I’ve decided to attempt to walk all of the major streets in San Francisco.  This last hike was all of Geary Blvd, starting at 48th Avenue (where San Francisco meets the Pacific Ocean) and walking … Continue reading

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Urban Hike!


On Saturday, I decided to verify that my knee injury had healed by going on a long walk in San Francisco.   My only objective was to avoid changes in altitude as climbing/descending hills can still cause a bit of … Continue reading

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When Canadians and Irish invaded San Francisco


(note: clicking on the photos will enlarge them) The Vaillancourt Fountain in San Francisco is one of my favorite fountains in the world.  Big, bold, having several cascades and multiple viewing points (front, back, from above and inside), it attracts … Continue reading

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