Banged up abroad and a huge hunpback June 22nd 2009 San Francisco is a city more reminiscent of New York than anywhere in California. The buildings are all tall and cramped in, but this gives it a more city like appearance than somewhere like LA that is just block after block of squat ugly buildings. This does however make it a nightmare to park! we spent our first couple of hours in San Fran trying to park somewhere. The hostel we got into was mor ... read more
North America » United States » California » San Francisco Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” - Mark Twain.
Nothing else I say can sum up this trip more. Danny, 24, from Manchester, UK
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