After Redwoods, Chris drove 6 hours to Oakland. My cs friend Casey is hosting us for 2 nights. I hosted Casey in PDX last Sept while he visited for a tango event and I even gave tango a try. Went to Triple Rock Brewery in Berkley, walked the campus then headed to a German restaurant in Alameda for awesome pork chops.
Next day, Casey drove us in the city while he did some work. Chris and I toured by the water, up to Cloit Tower, down to North Beach (little Italy), awesome Dim sum for lunch in China town. Chinatown in SF is one of the best in the states.
Casey took us to Haight St., Golden Gate Bridge Park, Sutro Baths, and a dive bar for Cajun chicken fingers. Chris was knackered. Casey was a fabulous guide. His roomie had a sweet pitbull that only eats raw food , including meat. This was our only non-camping break, we slept on the floor; 2 nights out of 14. Off the Yosemite NP we go!
This was 5th time here and though brief, it was great. This is Chris’s first time in Cali! Click here for pix.