Dix.ForestKnolls

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(sf is grate)

(mt sutro)

(fog)

(bag-free)

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(city scape)

(curbside)

 (greedy)

(forest knolls)

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(17th st)

(in wheels)

(twilight fog)

(morning fog)

(bagel breakfast)

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2013

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Eiii.TwinPeaks

Whilst in San Francisco I had the pleasure of meeting and skating with Japans’ Hiroki Muraoka and his girlfriend Erina. On one of their last days in SF, we all went up to Twin Peaks to grab a glimpse of the city from a height.

IMG_6659It was a great day for it – so much sun was out

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hiroki_twin_peaks_2Playing eye-spy on Market Street

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hiroki_erina_twin_peaks_2We then went to climb one of the peaks, to get that much higher

hiroki_erina_twin_peaks_3We tried the road less taken, thinking it was going to be easy,

hiroki_erina_twin_peaks_3but the path was much easier…

hiroki_twin_peaks3It was so much windier than expected at the top

hikoki_planeHiroki went to make a paper plane,

IMG_6695telling San Francisco that he loved her.

IMG_6698origami practice coming in handy

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hiroki_erina_twin_peaks_5but the plane didn’t get much first than the Peak

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hiroki_erina_twin_peaks_8After we had enough view, we descended the Peaks, via the pathway,

hiroki_erina_twin_peaks_9via Christmas Tree Point,

hiroki_erinavia a steep staircase

hiroki_erina3and through someones’ back garden,

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out onto the street again.

Maybe the road less taken proved easier this time around…

2013

Ei.MtSutro

While staying in an AirBnB lodging in San Francisco’s Forest Knolls, I decided to climb the neighbourhoods highest peak; Mt. Sutro, just a few streets higher than our house.

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IMG_3797Once I got to the top street I made my way around one side of the hill and had nice views of the Golden Gate entrance

IMG_3798When the side street rounded, I found some stairs and began the climb

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IMG_3807The track wasn’t the driest and was sloshy at the worst of times

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IMG_3829I had to walk up some challenging passages to reach the top,,, but finally made it

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IMG_3833pretty ordinary to tell you the truth…

IMG_3836So I tried finding an easy way out of the winding sludgy pathways of Mt. Sutro

IMG_3840But had to make do with them for about double the time it took me to ascend the mound

2013