Sunday, July 03, 2011

Arrived in style

Arrive in style by richardfrost
Arrive in style, a photo by richardfrost on Flickr.

Well we certainly arrived in style in to San Francisco. We were collected by our driver, Savoy, in his beautiful stretch limo, after around 22 hours after leaving home. He drove us in style to our hotel at Fisherman's Wharf.

Around 10pm we went out to eat at Fisherman's Wharf. Shrimp and Garlic chips. garlic Chips! Chips....with Garlic!

I have to say Continental Airlines are pretty good. The flight to Newark was great with good leg room (important to me, see next entry), and free inboard entertainment. Food was OK also.great views of New York also as we landed and from the airport. We must go there soon.

Flight on to San Francisco was a bit more tedious, same leg room and free soft drinks but everything else was charged for. At least I got some lime with my $6 Corona.

Finally, I always leave something behind, and this trip it is my brand new 50th birthday present £200 compact binoculars. The wonder of Google and Google Maps tells me there is a binocular store one block over so guess where I'm heading after breakfast? Anyone want to buy an unused pair of binoculars?

Same method has turned up Skates on Haight where Ben can get a new skate deck and shoes.

It is 6 in the morning now, I've slept 5 hours maybe and I'm wide awake. We have our stretch limo tour of San Francisco later so it's going to be a great day.