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Last stop ??San Francisco??

Finally we are in San Francisco, America. What an amazing opportunity I have had to travel around the world, and meet some cool people. But now three and a half months of travelling is all coming to an end. Anyway enough of that emotional stuff lets see what I get up to in San Francisco.

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??San Francisco??

First off we head to the water front to hire some bikes to ride over the Golden Gate Bridge all the way to Sausalito to have lunch. A great ride with lots of photo opportunities along the way and thankfully not too many hills. Lots of fun and a great way to see San Fran.

San Fran turns out to be what I expected, full of hills and fire engines but what surprised me the most was how friendly the locals are with directions and just being nice in general.

Next up, we check out Lombard Street the steepest street in the world (check out the photos it's pretty crazy to me) and now we are feeling our thighs burning due to the practically vertical hills in San Fransisco.

It's all down hill from here kids because we are heading to pier 23 to catch the ferry to the rock. Alcatraz. Jack has watched every single movie, you tube clip and all the way to documentaries. He even knows all the fire exits so as you can see this is a pretty exciting outing for him. Through the entire history of the rock many people have tried to escape but only three men have known to find there way across and out of Alcatraz but no one knows if they made it past the Sharks and survived to reach San Francisco Bay.

Next up we head to Pier 39 to check out the sea lions and spend some cash in the arcade watching 7d blaster games. We had the classic San Fran speciality clam chowder served in sourdough bread bowls - it had to be done.

We have a boys only day and send mum off shopping so us boys can go to the Exploratorium - the most amazing hands on science museum. They make science seem like fun! Hundreds of different things to do and see - we loved it and highly recommend it.

Finally we can't leave San Fran without a cable car ride through San Francisco hills - I'm literally hanging out for it (due to the tight space on the tram)

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Doing a world trip is the best thing I have ever and will ever do in my life. Travelling is a great way to experience our big world and that's what I did. We have meet some amazing people and gone to some of the most beautiful places on Earth. But now it's all come to a end and there's a couple of amazing people I'd like to thank.

Mum and dad for making it possible

All of our hosts for giving us great places to stay

My Aunty Jack for coming and meeting us in London, Venice and Paris

And last but not least Mr Howerd and Room One for posting lots of messages on my blog

Sam and Lachlan for also commenting heaps on the blog

And thanks again for all the people who have read and commented on my blog. And here's the last facts about my blog - on one of my posts right now it is just above 25 000 views so that's pretty cool. Anyway bye for now and I hope to see everyone for Christmas.

From Harry

Posted by saltydog4481 19:59 Archived in USA

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harry, you are a talented young man, your blogs are always interesting and informative and i was happy to lend Jackie to you so she could visit. this weekend we were in Helsinki, Finland where Tytti lived when she was a young girl. i have been very lucky to have two great ladies in my life, firstly Tytti who passed away when she was quiet young and now Jackie who is a wonderful companion and keeps me on the straight and narrow. it is cold and grey in finland at this time of the year, however, when the snow has fallen in january and february and march the sky is blue and clear. we stayed at a new small hotel named Hotel Fabian,,,,,,we enjoyed an evening meal on saturday and brunch on sunday with my brother in law. we are now back in cold grey england,,,,,,,,,travel safely and have fun, john

by john

hi harry,
didnt we have fun!!!!!
looks like you all had a good time in san- fran....maybe next year we can do the states!
hopefully you managed to buy some carhart gear and dickies gear in the usa.
look forward to seeing you mid jan....

love you
aunty jack x

by aunty jack

Can't wait to see you all. Love love love

by Nancie

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