No trip to San Francisco should be considered complete without a trip over the Golden Gate Bridge.  Unfortunately, I’ve made many trips to the Bay Area since my last trip across the Golden Gate Bridge, so I put it on my “must do” list for this past visit.  The views of the Golden Gate Bridge […]

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 […]

The 25 de Abril Bridge in Lisbon, Portugal is often compared to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge because they are both suspension bridges painted the same color. However, the bridge’s “sister” bridge is actually the San Francisco Bay Bridge.  Crossing the Tagus River, the bridge’s upper deck has six lanes for vehicles and it’s lower deck […]

When I was in San Francisco the week before Thanksgiving, I was greeted with characteristically sunny, clear days.  My excitement to photograph the Golden Gate Bridge  before dark was quickly crushed when I arrived at Fort Point on a Wednesday and only then remembered that they aren’t open during the week. Fortunately, I was still […]

Four years ago, I started this blog as a 365 project.  I pushed myself to take and post a photo a day throughout 2012 in order to make time to pursue a hobby that interested me.  There were some days without posts in 2015.  Okay, sometimes it was longer than that.  Yes, I’m looking at […]