San Francisco - Around the Bay Area

Driving around in Marin County and visiting the usual stuff.

  • Urban pyramid

    The Transamerica Pyramid in the heart of the Financial District is visible from several locations, being the tallest building in the city.

    Financial District seen from Coit Tower

  • Spin me around

    Now this is what I call a proper record store.

    Amoeba Music, Haight-Ashbury

  • Bon appetit

    How about a squid for lunch?


  • Brink of war

    It's a great country in many ways, but sometimes it makes me sad.

    Reine at a motel, the day before the start of Iraq-USA war 2003

  • A view to a kill

    It must take ages to paint this thing.

    Golden Gate bridge

  • Not so ancient

    This building was designed by Bernard Maybeck for an exhibition in 1915 and featured in the movie The Rock.

    Palace of Fine Arts

  • At a safe distance

    The island with the infamous prison is firmly placed in the middle of San Francisco Bay.

    Alcatraz island

  • A view to a kill

    Driving north on Highway 101.

    Golden Gate bridge

  • Hello down there

    The Washington Square is an island of life in the sea of buildings. The steep streets in the northeast were prominently featured in the infamous car chase from 1968 movie Bullitt.

    View from Coit Tower

  • Time for a nap

    The sea lions usually make tons of noise, but this guy needed a break from it all.

    Pier 39