Matsimitsu

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Day ten

San Francisco


San Francisco

We're past the half-way point of the trip and made it to San Francisco. We took a slight detour to be greeted by the Golden Gate Bridge.

Because of the crowds, there was a one-way system in place and a farily long walk from the place where we could park our car to the viewpoint. It's worth it, though!

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After heading to the hotel to get some sleep, we woke up the next day with a dealine for the 11:30 Ferry to Alcatraz Island. Our hotel is located in San Bruno and we took the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train to the city.

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Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz is located in the Bay and it takes about 15 minutes to get there by boat.

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The audio tour is one of the best in the world and it's still good the second time.

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After returning from the island we wandered around through San Francisco, having lunch in China Town and finally took the subway back to our hotel.

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