Sunday, March 17, 2013

A Day In The City


The city is only about 20 miles away but we never go as much as we want to. On the occasion that we have something to do in the city we try to clump all of them together to get the toll fee worth crossing the span.

And so on February 9, we did such a thing. The main purpose for coming to the city was the annual San Francisco Giants Fanfest. This would be our second time to go.

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It was a clear day in February, plenty of sunshine.

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Cloudless blue.

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We got lucky and found street parking some 5-6 blocks from the park and had this view while walking.

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Walked past this quiet neighborhood.

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Simultaneously the Animal Rescue Group was conducting a Furfest just a few yards from the park.

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We're almost there.

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The park's address is 24 Willie Mays Plaza.

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Can't wait to get in.

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They are the defending World Series champions coming into the 2013 season.

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40,000 strong was the number of people in attendance.

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Sports Radio station KNBR 680 sponsored the affair and set up shop broadcasting their shows live from the field.

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Others either bought or brought snacks and just soaked up the sun in the bleachers.

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We walked around the park exploring nooks we don't normally get to see and take photos from that vantage point.

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Sergio Romo (left) and Ryan Vogelsong (middle) answered questions from the audience at the Q&A stage.

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On the way out we saw the manager, Bruce Bochy signing autographs.

On the way back to the car, we passed:

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This beautiful day is not over yet.

To be continued........

OUR WORLD TUESDAY.

24 comments:

Carver said...

Great shots of San Francisco. The blue sky was so vivid. Perfect day to drive in for a fun day.

sonia a. mascaro said...

Sounds you both had a great time!
Love the pictures of San Francisco!

Randi said...

Wow...a blue sky!!! Lovely shots of San Francisco!

Gary said...

Great sky,and tour. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Beautiful SF! And a perfect day for this fun event; thanks for sharing it.

Sylvia K said...

What a gorgeous day in SF!! WOW!! Love those blue, blue skies!! The whole city must have celebrated these skies! Looks like a fun day!! Thanks for sharing!! Have a great week!

Karen said...

Almost thought I was walking through Sydney there at the beginning, fabulous shots.

Fun60 said...

With the skies that colour you can't fail to have a great day.

Robert Geiss said...

What beautiful city indeed ! Thank you for this journey. Please have a good Tuesday.

robert geiß

Aleah said...

Great shots! I love the one of the bleachers most :)

Karen said...

Great city views.

mick said...

A perfect day for a trip into the city and so many interesting things to see and watch. Great photos.

Kalantikan said...

Those are wonderfully very clear skies, and wonderfully clean photos. What is your temperature there now?

EastCoastLife said...

Lovely shots of San Francisco city! Would love to spend a fun day at the games too. :)

Regina said...

Wow thanks for the tour!
Love Sanfo.

Have a great week.

Regina

Luke Wiley said...

A great tour of the city! It would be fun to go to a Giants game!

Ebie said...

Thanks for the nice tour. I have not done this for a while, its been a long time since I visited SFO.

zeal4adventure.com said...

My home away from home. :) What a lovely day and your excursion to the city looked exciting. I am suddenly missing SF.

eileeninmd said...

San Francisco is a beautiful city. Looks like a fun festival. Thanks for the tour. Have a great day!

islandwonder said...

San Fran is on my to do list. Such a great city.

don said...

A fine series of your activities leading up to the fan fest. Excellent photo quality.

AVCr8teur said...

What a beautiful view of the city from the park. I have never attended this event because it's usually too many people.

Heart of Rachel said...

Nice photos of San Francisco. That looks like perfect weather ideal for watching games.

Linnea said...

Wow! What a beautiful day it was!