Trekking About

Adventures with my camera, mostly in the city of San Francisco

Japantown, January 12, 2013

A few January adventures in Japantown

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Jim Hull Vacation, April 2013

Jim Hull of Kansas City visiting San Francisco, April 2013

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Palace of Fine Arts, April 12, 2013

Marina district stop at the Palace of Fine Arts on April 12, 2013 in the late afternoon

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Filbert Steps, April 27, 2013

Filbert Steps (The "Brumm Death March"), April 27, 2013

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Twin Peaks Ascent to Sutro Tower, April 29, 2013

The third time I ever climbed Twin Peaks from sea level to the apex

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Chinatown, May 3, 2013

An afternoon trekking through Chinatown (Grant Avenue and Stockton Street)

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Goodwill on Geary, May 11, 2013

Surprising things await at second-hand stores

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Sea Cliff, May 30, 2013

Wandering around one of San Francisco's wealthiest neighborhoods, Sea Cliff, May 30, 2013

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Presidio and Baker Beach, May 30, 2013

Trekking to Baker Beach, May 30, 2013

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Lombard Street, May 31, 2013

A rare trip (for me) to the tourist destination at Lombard Street on Russian Hill, May 31, 2013

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"Stuff" Store, June 1, 2013

The store named "Stuff" is on Valencia, and is a treasure to explore, with wares for sale from many antique collectors who are not "big enough" to have their own stores

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Defenestration, June 8, 2013

Final year of the existance of the "Defenestration" abandoned-building-as-art piece, on Howard Street at 6th, by Brian Goggin. Property became too valuable to "waste" for anything other than construction. Sucks. These photographs were taken June 8, 2013.

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Mission Dolores, September 2, 2013

Photographs at Mission Dolores, September 2, 2013

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Legion of Honor, September 3, 2013

Photographs taken September 3, 2013, at the Palace of Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park

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Conservatory of Flowers, September 5, 2013

A visit to the Conservatory of Flowers, during the "Butterflies and Blooms" exhibit

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Laidley Street, September 26, 2013

A trek around on Laidley Street, September 26, 2013, in Glen Park near Diamond Heights (part of Twin Peaks)

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Golden Gate Bridge, October 1, 2013

A trip to the Golden Gate Bridge and nearby areas in the GGNRA (Golden Gate National Recreation Area), October 1, 2013

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Fort Point, October 1, 2013

Photos taken t Fort Point, , October 1, 2013, after coming down from the Golden Gate Bridge. The whole Golden Gate Recreation Area was closed due to the U.S. government "shut down," but that did not stop people from going there.

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Crissy Field / The Marina, October 1, 2013

Photographs taken at Crissy Field in the Presidio, and in the Marina district, after leaving the Golden Gate Bridge and Fort Point on a quite long walk October 1, 2013

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San Francisco Zoo, October 2, 2013

A San Francisco Zoo trip in October 2013, my first trip there since the 1980s

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Corona Heights & the Randall Museum, October 4 & 5, 2013

A trip to the Randall Museum, October 4 and 5, 2013, and to the top of Corona Heights as well on October 4. These were very warm days in 2013.

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Coit Tower Murals, October 12, 2013

The Coit Tower murals were created under the auspices of the Public Works of Art Project, the first of the New Deal federal employment programs for artists. 27 artists were commissioned for the project, including Ralph Stackpole, Bernard Zakheim, Maxine Albro, Victor Arnautoff, Ray Bertrand, Rinaldo Cuneo, Mallette Harold Dean, Clifford Wight, Edith Hamlin, George Albert Harris, Otis Oldfield, Suzanne Scheuer, Hebe Daum, Jane Berlandina, Frederick E. Olmsted Jr., Jose Moya del Pino, and Frede Vidar.

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Cable Car Museum, October 20, 2013

The San Francisco cable car system is the world's last manually operated cable car system. A museum of the system's history can be found on Russian Hill at 1201 Mason Street.

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Oakland Rockridge, December 17, 2013

A trip on BART to Oakland at Rockridge, December 17, 2013

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Conservatory of Flowers, October 7, 2014

A morning at the Conservatory of Flowers, during the "Carnivorous Plants" exhibit

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