Tag Archives: San Francisco

Riding the Rails in San Francisco

Just being in San Francisco was an Adventure. But riding the street cars, and especially the cable cars, was a dream come true! First we rode Street Car No. 1. Built in 1912, this was the first publicly-owned street car … Continue reading

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Wait A Minute… Yellow Figure?… That’s Me!

I don’t normally do multiple posts on a single day. And I certainly don’t normally do multiple posts on a single topic. But as soon as I hit the ‘Publish’ button on ‘Yellow(ish) Figure Selfie’ earlier, I suddenly had a … Continue reading

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Promises Kept

In 1965, the ship on which Brynmor (Rich’s Dad) was working docked at San Francisco. When he got home to the UK, Brynmor promised his bride to be, Auriel (Rich’s Mum),  that one day he’d take her there. I’m proud … Continue reading

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Where’s Jaspa? (June 8th, 2013)

As I’m sure you all knew, the destination from my last post (thanks to Phyllis for her stealth-blog yesterday, by the way) was Alcatraz. We spent a fascinating few hours on the Rock, although in many ways I wonder why … Continue reading

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Where’s Jaspa? (June 6th, 2013)

OK, so yesterday’s ‘Where’s Jaspa?’ Was probably the easiest yet. I mean, who wouldn’t recognise the Golden Gate Bridge, right?! Today we went to an equally iconic landmark of San Francisco Bay. You could probably guess its name without me … Continue reading

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Capital Adventures

A short blog this week about a short trip we made last weekend. On Friday we did the 550 km (340 mile) dash up to Ottawa and by Saturday evening we were home again. Actually, this isn’t the shortest trip … Continue reading

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