Friday, August 19, 2005

A morning cruise around the Bay

(1:30 pm PDT)

This morning we got up early again (before 7 am) and decided to get going. Our plan was to head over to Pier 41 and try to get tickets for the Alcatraz tour . . . the ones that I NEVER preordered . . . because I'm an idiot? Yes!

So, we grabbed our complementary coffee and walked over to a sidewalk restaurant that assured us it had famous waffles. Tegan got some and I had a bagel. It was good, but I don't remember the name of the restaurant. It was Perga--something. The owner was out hustling business when we walked up and when we were done he showed us the upstairs area that will be soon serving dinner. He was nice and personable.

Then we headed over to the Pier and got in line. We weren't able to get tickets to Alcatraz, but we bought a bay cruise that went under the Golden Gate bridge and around Alcatraz. By the time we got done it was lunchtime, so we grabbed a simple sandwich at the Hollywood Cafe on North Point Street (go eat there if you are ever in the area). Now we are resting in the hotel before braving the buses and trying to head over to the Golden Gate Park.

If you want to see some pictures of this mornings cruise, then you can go here.


In a completely unrelated news story, Google and Microsoft Word has united to make it even easier to post written things to your Blogger site. So, booyah! on all of you LiveJournal users!

1 comment:

Sven Golly said...

The bagelandwaffle restaurant: Perga-tory? Just a wild guess.

These posts are big fun. I might have to charge some of my work hours to vacation to justify their entertainment value.