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Pier 39

07 Sep

Pier 39

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is a shopping paradise for tourists in San Francisco.

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The stores are rather quirky and perfect for finding that unique gift.

I purchased several items from the Cable Car shop,

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and several more things from the “I love San Francisco” store.

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I also bought some Ghirardelli chocolate from “Chocolate Heaven”, supposedly San Francisco’s best chocolate ever.  Clearly they’ve never tasted Australian chocolate though.  I gave away my second piece of Ghirardelli and that speaks volumes for a chocolate lover.  🙂

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We visited the pier several times as it served as a great place to grab some food when we were peckish.

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Lauren, Erin, Tara and Briana – We posted your postcards from Pier 39.  The boys spent all day looking for a mail box.  The boxes would be easier to find if they were red!

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Aside from the shopping, and eating, the pier is well known for its double decker carousel.  But we didn’t ride it.

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We did however check out the seal lions that also attract the tourists to Pier 39.

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They lolled about sunbathing on the docks,

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posing,

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and enjoying the attention

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Given the time I would have spent a lot more time shopping at Pier 39.  But with a ratio of 5 males to 2 females, us gals weren’t permitted much time to shop.

Advice to future Pier 39 visitors…leave the men at home on this trip.  🙂

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1 Comment

Posted by on September 7, 2013 in Family Events, Field Trips, Geography, US Holidays

 

One response to “Pier 39

  1. Heidi Wilson

    September 8, 2013 at 10:30 am

    I really cannot believe you gave away your chocolate! I LOVE LOVE LOVE Ghiradelli chocolate!!

     

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