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Driving Over the Golden Gate Bridge

14 Sep

After our visit to Fort Point, we decided to drive over the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Did you know that the Bridge is a toll bridge?  But you only pay for one direction.

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Driving over the bridge was rather exciting.

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I know.  We are a strange folk who get excited about odd stuff.

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But you take a drive over the Golden Gate Bridge and then try and tell me you didn’t get a buzz out it.

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I wondered how many of the people on the bridge with us were tourists and how many were locals.

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On the other side of the bridge we headed up the mountain to check out a different view of the bridge.

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Finding a place to park on the mountain was near impossible, as everyone else had the same great idea.

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Of course, crossing the bridge one way, meant crossing back the other way.

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To be honest, you don’t get quite the same buzz on the second trip over the bridge.

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Clearly ‘buzzes’ are confined to the first trip only. 🙂

Still incredibly cool and you don’t want to miss a minute.

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To finish off our Golden Gate Bridge excursion we passed through the automatic toll and paid our fare…well actually we had to do it on the internet later.

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So at this point we had

walked over the bridge,

sailed under the bridge,

walked under the bridge,

and driven over the bridge.

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And it was impressive regardless of the method we chose to experience it.

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Posted by on September 14, 2013 in Family Events, Field Trips, Geography, US Holidays

 

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