I Left My Heart in San Francisco: KSxSF

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If you follow me on Instgram, you already know that I was in San Francisco the last week of July. It was a sort of spontaneous trip. Steve has been traveling to San Francisco once a month for work for the last few months. Since July's trip fell in the middle of four other business trips, we decided that I would go to San Fran with him! I had never been to San Fran before, nor had I traveled with Steve on one of his business trips before; so this was overall a very unique experience. Since Steve had to go visit the client, I had the days to myself. It was a new experience for me to be in a new city by myself. It was kinda great because I got to do whatever I wanted, go where I wanted. I described it to friends as "the benefits of traveling alone, without having to travel alone".

I took advantage of this time to walk around and embrace the city. I tried my best to blend is as a normal San Franciscan, (although my Lyft driver called me out when I asked him to take me to the Golden Gate Bridge!)

-Day 1- I walked to Fisherman's Wharf. The area was so big and full of the cutest, little shops. And, of course, boats everywhere! SF_1

-Day 1- From Fisherman's Wharf was a huge pier. At the end it gave me this spectacular view of the city. SF_2

-Day 1- On the other side of the pier was Alcatraz. I wasn't interested in actually taking the tour, but it was nice to see. SF_3

-Day 2- I walked to Alamo Square. Unfortunately, the whole park was under construction, but I did get to see the beautiful houses surrounding it. SF_4

-Day 2- I went to the Golden Gate Bridge! When I first got there, it was so foggy! I decided to wait a bit to see if the fog cleared. It didn't but I kept seeing people begin their walk on the bridge. So I decided to go ahead and go through the fog. SF_5

-Day 2- Thankfully, I went because the further I walked the clearer it became! SF_6

-Day 2- I ended up walking the entire bridge there and back! A total of 3 miles! SF_8

-Day 3- I took the famous San Fran Trolley around the city! The wait was so long but the ride so much fun! SF_9

-Day 3- My final stop was the AT&T Park, home of the San Fran Giants. Note to Self: Always check the team's schedule before visiting a stadium. I got there right when a game finished. It was so crowded! SF_10

As always, thank you for reading, Helen

P.S. If you liked this, you may also like Anchorage, Alaska: KSxAK Part 1 and Anchorage, Alaska: KSxAK Part 2.

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