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San Francisco – Auckland (6,598 miles)

I checked out of the hotel and arrived at the airport in plenty of time to reserve an exit window seat. Passed through security and went looking for a beer. Stocks were seriously diminished for some reason so I sat … Continue reading

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They call me the wanderer . . .

I went for a walk today to assure my legs that they are not redundant after yesterday’s Segway tour. I wandered through Soma and Mission, stopped for an ice cream at Mitchell’s and then climbed Twin Peaks before descending to … Continue reading

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Goodbye legs!

I planned on going up Coit Tower yesterday but I simply ran out of time. Accordingly, it was item number one on today’s agenda before going to look at San Francisco’s crookedest street: Lombard street. It reminded me of the … Continue reading

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San Francisco’s essentials

“As a general rule, you will work eight hours a day, five days a week, with Saturdays, Sundays and holidays devoted to recreation.” – Alcatraz regulation #20 To celebrate being free of the car I headed down to Fisherman’s Wharf … Continue reading

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Greenfield – San Francisco (148 miles)

Well that’s the drive over and done with. I drove through at least half a dozen Beaver Creeks and giggled at every single one of them. Today I drove by Silicon Valley, Paolo Alto and Mountain View into San Francisco … Continue reading

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Petaluma – Greenfield (361 miles)

I set off from Petaluma at a reasonable time as I knew I had a lengthy drive ahead of me. It was made just that little bit longer by missing a turn off and almost ending back in Bodega Bay … Continue reading

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There’s something in the air

That is, if you believe what you read on conference banners. It’s only a few hours to go until Steve Jobs kicks off the Macworld San Francisco (MWSF) conference with his keynote presentation and time feels like it is actually … Continue reading

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