And another shot of Golden Gate Bridge from off the bus top. Vertical version this time. (Fujifilm GX617, Ilford Delta 400)
Just a snapshot from the upper deck of a sightseeing bus. Like so often the bridge is hiding itself in heavy fog. (Fujifilm GX617, Ilford Delta 100)
Today’s focus is fixed to San Fran’s architecture, as you probably assumed by reading the headline. Not much more to say. Have a look.
We’re going vertical today. Fire escape staircases on turn-of-the-century buildings are probably the most normal thing in the world if you are a US citizen but they are not if you are a Euro-guy like me. Reason is: we don’t have it. At least not on older buildings. Even though I’ve seen it many times„Travelling #4: San Francisco panorama no. 6“ weiterlesen
A streetcar of the historical F-line. The F-line with its original streetcars from the 1950s was reinstalled in the 1980s mainly as a tourist attraction and also as a substitute for the cable car line which was out of business for two years due to technical overhaul. Over the years more and more waggons were„Travelling #4: San Francisco panorama no. 5“ weiterlesen
Actually I don’t know what the name of this dock or pier on the westside of Aquatic Park is. Just like big parts of Aquatic Park Pier it’s in a quite a derelict condition and because of that public access is not allowed. Shot the frame in the very early morning when the city was„Travelling #4: San Francisco panorama no. 4“ weiterlesen
Some snapshots from Chinatown, which of course we just had to visit. It’s one of the leading tourist attractions of the city and with 80.000 inhabitants it’s the second largest Chinese community in the world. (The largest community can be found in a place called China.) Entering this cultural microcosmos is more than impressive, a„Travelling #4 (Part II): San Francisco Chinatown“ weiterlesen
This viewpoint is on Lombard Street, just above its extremely curvy part for which it is so famous (or notorious if you prefer). Quite in the middle you can see Coit Memorial Tower which is another great site for cityscapes.
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park seen from the end of Aquatic Park Pier in the early morning. The ship on the left is the historical ferryboat „Eureka“. In the misty background you can see the Financial District high-rise buildings.
Finally, here it comes. The first row of snapshots taken during my last trip to San Fran. As before I was truly impressed by the beauty of the city as well as by its multifacedness. At first when booking the trip I wanted to locate directly at Fisherman’s Wharf, the touristic centre of the city„Travelling #4 (Part I): San Francisco first impressions“ weiterlesen