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Anyway, the next day in San Francisco was a goody. We got up and had breakfast at Johnny Rockets - truckloads of coffee, pancakes etc and other assorted junk food. Good for a change. Then off we went and hiked all the way from Fisherman's Wharf to the Golden Gate bridge. Took bloody ages but there was method in our madness - still trying to get the boys into the right time zone because come bedtime they seem to be suddenly coming alive. The idea here being to get them so knackered that they'll go to sleep tonight at the proper time. Anyway it was a good walk and a nice sunny day - didn't realise how sunburnt we were getting though because of the wind. Its been windy just about all the time so ... read more
Notorious rogues at Alcatraz
Rafting the Deschuttes

Well, we're now on tour. The flight across was a bit bumpy but the boys had a field day with their own TV screen each. Arrived San Francisco about midday, dry and windy, maybe 17-18 degrees. We're staying right slap bang in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf so there is heaps to do right on our doorstep. Spent the afternoon just wandering around - saw the sea lions at Pier 39, Alcatraz is just a wee way out - lots of shops selling Alcatraz this or that, went onto the SS Pampanito a US WW2 submarine - great tour all about the subs stopping the suply of goods to the Japanese - they sunk 1200 ships during WW2 and 53 subs disappeared without trace, and had dinner at the Rainforest Cafe with very real looking ... read more
Lombard St
the boys on the plane

Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown June 4th 2007

This is Seth and his wee mate Matthew at soccer. This is a test to see if we are doing this properly.... read more

Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown May 26th 2007

Hi everyone. I'm just fiddling with this new Travelblog that we've set up. Hope to be able to use this when we're in the States so I'm trying it out today. I'll also need to work out how to load photos onto it so you can see what we're up to. Can you email back to let me know you've received this. Ta. Speak shortly, and we'll see you tomorrow Mum & Dad. Russ... read more

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