Category: Scenic views

  • Visit to Sonoma’s Kunde Family Winery

    Visit to Sonoma’s Kunde Family Winery

    Even as a non-wine enthusiast, my visit to Kunde Family Winery with friends was nothing short of enchanting. Right in the heart of California’s wine country, Kunde offers a unique blend of natural beauty and exquisite wines. The panoramic views, coupled with some of the finest wines I’ve tasted, created an unforgettable experience. Kunde is…

  • Our Visit to the Letterman Digital Arts Center Lawn

    Our Visit to the Letterman Digital Arts Center Lawn

    We recently visited the stunning lawn at the Letterman Digital Arts Center, nestled in the Presidio of San Francisco, and it was an absolutely beautiful place. The beauty is breathtaking, with its meticulously manicured landscape and serene water features creating a peaceful oasis in the city. The lawn’s allure lies in its simplicity and elegance.…

  • Visit to the Historic Sutro Baths

    Visit to the Historic Sutro Baths

    We recently visited Sutro Baths in San Francisco. This remarkable site, now in ruins, holds a fascinating past. The Sutro Baths, built in the late 19th century by Adolph Sutro, a former mayor of San Francisco, were once the world’s largest indoor swimming pool establishment. Designed with grandeur, the baths featured seven different pools with…

  • Crossing the Iconic Golden Gate Bridge

    Crossing the Iconic Golden Gate Bridge

    The Golden Gate Bridge, with its towering International Orange spires, stretches majestically across the Golden Gate strait, offering a sight that’s as breathtaking as it is historic. As we approached the bridge, the scale of this engineering masterpiece, opened in 1937, truly hit us. Chief engineer Joseph Strauss, along with Irving Morrow and Charles Ellis,…

  • Rodeo Beach and Battery Townsley

    Rodeo Beach and Battery Townsley

    Rodeo Beach, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, is a picturesque spot known for its colorful pebble-strewn shore and popularity with surfers. Battery Townsley, a mere half-mile hike up from Rodeo Beach, stands as a historical sentinel atop the rugged coastal cliffs. This WWII-era fortification was once the pinnacle of coastal defense technology,…

  • Charm of Point Bonita Lighthouse

    Charm of Point Bonita Lighthouse

    Our trip to the Point Bonita Lighthouse was nothing short of magical. Point Bonita Lighthouse is a navigational aid and a historical beacon, guiding ships since 1855 through the Golden Gate straits. The lighthouse is an integral part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. Although on…

  • Views from Bernal Heights and Dolores Heights

    Views from Bernal Heights and Dolores Heights

    Dolores Heights offers a somewhat more urban view, framed by quintessential San Francisco homes. From this vantage point, Salesforce Tower not only dominates the skyline but also becomes part of the neighborhood’s own unique aesthetic. Perched atop a hill, Bernal Heights Park is a local favorite for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle…

  • Foggy day at Bernal Heights

    Foggy day at Bernal Heights

    On a foggy day at Bernal Heights, the iconic San Francisco fog turns the hilltop into a surreal landscape of muted hues and softened features. As evening falls, the Salesforce Tower glows, piercing the fog with modern elegance, adding a sense of beauty to the gray.

  • Cabin at Steep Ravine

    Cabin at Steep Ravine

    One of the most beautiful cabins we stayed at — Steep Ravine. Look at the pictures! It’s so pretty! This is how it looks like from our cabin. What the cabin has: Picnic table Shared toilet outside the cabin Shared portable water One car spot nearby Wood stove Outdoor grill What the cabin did not…

  • View from Corona Heights

    View from Corona Heights

    It’s September 2021 and it’s definitely one of the coldest Septembers we have experienced in San Francisco. We hiked up from Castro District to the top. Fog is definitely rolling in at this point.