Travel Pics Theme: Z for Zoology

This week, our letter theme is Z, for Zoology. We’ll be featuring pictures we’ve taken of animals in our travels, on four continents. For Friday, it’s North America .. and the California Sea Lions that have taken over Pier 39 in San Francisco. It was just after the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989 that sea…

Travel Pics Theme: W for Worldmark

The theme letter for our ‪‎travel pics this week is W, for Worldmark. Since we bought into holiday ownership with Worldmark (or Trendwest, as it was when we started in 2001) we’ve stayed at a number of US Worldmark properties including Dolphins Cove Anaheim (near Disneyland), Las Vegas (Tropicana) and San Diego (Balboa Park) .. but the first…

Travel Pics Theme: U for Under

The theme letter for our ‪‎travel pics this week is U, for Under. For Friday, it’s Under the Golden Gate bridge, in San Francisco. One of the most iconic structures in the world, the Golden Gate bridge connects SF proper with Marin County – and has done so since 1937. It’s 1.3km main span was the longest…

Travel Pics Theme: R for Railways

The theme letter for our ‪‎travel pics this week is R – for Railways.   For Wednesday, we return to one of our favourite cities – San Francisco – and its iconic cable cars. Back in the 1870s and 1880s, the city boasted 23 cable car lines – now there are only three. And they are…

Travel Pics Theme: B for Bridges. Golden Gate

  The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week is B – for Bridges. Our final image is one of the most photographed bridges in the world – San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge.   T his crosses from Marin County to San Francisco itself, and crosses the ‘Golden Gate strait’ .. a 5mk long, 1.5km wide stretch of…