Walking San Francisco – 3

This blog is concerned with my walk from Downtown San Francisco, through Chinatown, then via Cable Car back to North Beach.

 

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The Dragon Gate.

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Chinatown and its boundaries.

Source: Google Maps

My route started at the southerly entrance, at the Dragon’s Gate, after walking south from the Transamerican Pyramid, along Montgomery Street.

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Want a Brass Monkey? Then visit Ravanelli’s Fine Art & Antiques 444 Grant Ave

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Dragon Lamp. Grant Street.

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Interesting architecture, and a lot of shops to visit.

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Interesting ways of displaying items.

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Business as usual. A chandelier being unpacked.

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On the flight home from Sacramento, I saw a fellow sporting one of these hats. Oh, how I envied him!

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It says, “Order your Mother’s Day cake”. Photo taken in September 2016. Better early than late for good old Mom!

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Lucky for me, there was a bit of non-Chinese to be found.

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This was also a language that I didn’t understand.

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USPS Chinatown.

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Looking back at a familiar friend.

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My Cable Car stop on Powell and Clay Street.

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Wow. The world ended in 2011, and I was still alive in San Francisco in 2016!

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The San Francisco Transit Agency

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This was Powell Street, if anyone was in doubt about that?

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Scenes from inside the Cable Car, while on the way back to the Hotel.

 

 

 

 

My ride took me  from Chinatown back to North Beach via the Powell/Mason LineIMG_5542

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I was playing Tourist, but for the fellow driving the Cable Car, this was just another day on the job.

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Source: Google Maps

Next Blog – Last Look at San Remo Hotel, and Pancakes Anyone?

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