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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California
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San Francisco – ‘The City by the Bay’ – Travel Guide

A TRAVEL GUIDE FOR EXPLORING SAN FRANCISCO Download the San Francisco Travel Guide  here or read it below First light in the ‘City by the Bay’, the iconic red pillars of the Golden Gate Bridge peek out above the fog, gradually slipping away to …

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Northern California, a beautiful place to live

Sunflowers, lavender, rolling vineyards, breathtaking scenery, and fascinating historical cities are just some of the things I love about Provence.  And for as much as I yearn to be there, I need to remind myself what I have much on …

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A San Francisco view; from dawn to night fall

Imagine waking up each day to a view of the San Francisco Bay, a view so special you can hardy believe it is yours. It lies there patiently waiting for you behind your drawn blinds. As first light dawns, the sky seems to …

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San Francisco's Ferry Building at Christmas
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Happy Christmas from San Francisco

As you read this just after Christmas, I hope you have been sprinkled with the magic and wonder of the season, surrounded by those you love and the joy of giving and receiving. People all across the globe, have celebrated this …

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Bouquets of Art, David Stark floral arrangement, De Young Museum, San Francisco
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Bouquets to Art at San Francisco’s de Young Museum

Every spring, for the last thirty years, San Francisco’s de Young museum hosts a stunning event called Bouquets to Art. It is a visual spectacle, talented florists from all over the Bay Area interpret the museum’s pieces of art in …

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San Francisco’s Muir Woods

12 miles north of San Francisco lies a breathtaking cathedral of redwood trees, the Muir Woods, named after John Muir, the Scottish born Naturalist. Muir dedicated much of his life to the preservation of such stunning wilderness spots. In Muir’s own words; “Everybody …

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Above The Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
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Motorcars, aeroplanes and boats!

Motorcars, aeroplanes and boats, they nearly all have an engine so it is no wonder that the men in my family love to watch them perform, love to perform in them and love to tinker and polish…particularly the cars! This …

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Italian Fiats victory lap for Luna Rossa @ America's Cup San Franciso 2013
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Italians, after a Louis Vuitton Challenge win – America’s Cup 2013

On August 10th, we watched the Italian’s win a resounding victory in ‘Luna Rossa’, over the Swedes in ‘Artemis’, as they strove to become the winners of the 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup, the ticket to become the Challenger in this …

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34th America’s Cup, San Francisco 2013

The 34th America’s Cup is being held this September, 2013, in the stunning San Francisco Bay. Flanked by the world famous arches of the Golden Gate Bridge at one end of the course and the Bay Bridge at the other …

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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Northern California
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San Francisco, the City by the Bay

Is it really surprising that, San Francisco, this beautiful, much loved, much visited, much photographed city is a world destination? Its stunning Bayside location, The Golden Gate Bridge, The Palace of Fine Arts, Alcatraz, Lombard Street and the cable cars …

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