4.13.2014

San Francisco, California


One day if I go to heaven…..I’ll look around and say “It ain’t bad, but it ain’t San Francisco”. -Herb Caen

San Franciscans are very proud of their city, and they should be.  It’s the most beautiful place in the world.  -Robert Redford
Every man should be allowed to love two cities, his own and San Francisco.  -Gene Fowler
If you’re alive, you can’t be bored in San Francisco.  If you’re not alive, San Francisco will bring you to life……San Francisco is a world to explore. It is a place where the heart can go on a delightful adventure. It is a city in which the spirit can know refreshment every day.  -William Saroyan

The cool, grey city of love. -George Sterling
Leaving San Francisco is like saying goodbye to an old sweetheart.  You want to linger as long as possible.  -Walter Kronkite
 
The Bay Area is so beautiful, I hesitate to preach about heaven while I’m here. -Billy Graham
There’s no question this is where I want to live.  Never has been.  -Robin Williams
When you get tired of walking around in San Francisco, you can always lean against it.  -unknown
I never dreamed I’d like any city as well as London.  San Francisco is exciting, moody, exhilarating.  I even love the muted fogs.  -Julie Christie
 San Francisco has only one drawback - ’tis hard to leave. -Rudyard Kipling

Getting the chance to visit San Francisco for the second time in my life was an absolute dream. I was only in the bay area for a day and it was the hardest thing to leave the city and drive south. While trying to match my own words with these photos I captured, I almost was at a loss. I looked up quotes for San Francisco and saw many people have always been in awe at this beautiful city. Those people found it hard to leave themselves just like I did. If you are reading this and you get to live in this great place, count yourself lucky. If you've never been, you have to go. As a very good friend told me when I asked what should I see in the city, he said- "just get out and walk around". Best travel advice ever for this magical place.

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