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 […]

Directly under the south anchorage of the Golden Gate Bridge stands the Fort Point Light, a lighthouse built on top of the wall of Fort Point.  It is the third lighthouse built at the fort, and at a spot more than 100 feet above sea level, it can be seen by sailors along the entire […]

After spending some time exploring the Presidio, we soldiered on to Fort Point.  Built at the height of the California Gold Rush, Fort Point was designed to protect the nation from any naval attack.  While it never had to rise to that occasion, the fort survived the Civil War, earthquakes, and the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge.  The […]