Built from Bohemian sandstone, with Charles IV allegedly laying the first stone himself, the Charles Bridge (Karlův most) is one of the most known bridges in Europe. Since I’m sooooo not a morning person, it was hard to get up and visit the bridge at dawn, but I managed to do so one of the […]

And also my posts from this trip to San Francisco… On Today’s Date in the Past: Giant Green Anemone California Sheephead Yellow Butterfly on a Yellow Flower

The seagulls along the piers behind the Ferry Building all the way up to Fisherman’s Wharf tend to be pretty trusting of people, probably because they are fed by tourists or have plenty of dropped items to dine upon.  This guy posed nicely in front of the Bay Bridge and let me get in nice and […]

There are two bridges that cross man-made Stow Lake to Strawberry Hill Island in Golden Gate Park.  This is Rustic Bridge, built in 1893 for the opening of the Midwinter Fair the following year.  In a testament to sound engineering and materials, the bridge survived the 1906 earthquake. Today, its double arches still span the tranquil lake where boats […]