I ran out of time the first time I made it to Pearl Harbor to check out the USS Bowfin , so made a trip back to Pearl Harbor this day to see it. While it is cool to see one of these remnants of World War II, it is a quick tour and was USD $12 on my visit. There is only one deck within the sub to view, so it won't take much time to check it out, from the torpedo tubes in the bow back to the torpedo tubes in the stern.
Welcome to my travel blog. Thus far, I have shared a few of my recent trips, some highlights below :
1) Japan, Sep 2014. With the allure of a very foreign culture to me, non-English speaking, Hiroshima, Tokyo, Shinkansen (bullet trains), Tsukiji fish market, and Sumo wrestling, it was time for a two week break from life and traveled to Japan for the second half of September. Wow, what an amazing place, just loved every minute I spent there exploring.
2) On assignment in Berkeley, CA (Sep 2008 - Apr 2009). I explored the San Francisco Bay area in some detail during the weekends I was there ... full info
Standing the test of timeThe USS Arizona memorial on the right which represents the United States introduction into World War II, and the USS Missouri on the left which represents our finishing of World War II.