San Francisco

San Francisco

Perched on the end of a peninsula that straddles the San Andreas Fault and surrounded on three sides by water, San Francisco has always been hanging off the edge of the world.

Built up by the Gold Rush in the late 1840’s and then devastated by a massive earthquake in 1906, the city has always reinvented itself which still defines modern San Franciscans today as some of the most innovative and independent people in the USA.

The city’s best assets are its distinct neighbourhoods many of whom command magnificent Bay and Pacific views. With parking so difficult and the city so compact, these places are best visited on foot or by Cable Car.

While the city nowadays has been taken over in large part by wealthy suburbanites in search of the urban life, San Francisco still retains a lot of its charm and independent spirit and for many visitors to America San Francisco is their favorite city.

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