The weather forecast for Sunday 10 January looked promising. I took BART to the Embarcadero on Sunday morning, did a 5.6-mile ramble through different San Francisco neighborhoods, and finished the ramble at Fisherman's Wharf.
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A view of Chinatown, as seen from Sacramento Street, looks southwest.
|The approximate distance traveled was 5.6 miles. The approximate elevation gain was 570 feet. The track has mile markers and was generated by a GPS device. |
|This graph shows the elevation changes encountered during the ramble. |
This picture was taken at the intersection of Kearney Street and Sacramento Street.
|A view of Chinatown, as seen from Sacramento Street. The view is looking southwest.|
|The intersection of Sacramento Street and Stockton Street. All overhead wires are part of the San Francisco Public Transit System. The cables are electrified, and they provide power for the fleet of electric buses that traverse this area. |
A partial view of Grace Cathedral, located on Taylor Street at California Street. A San Francisco Municipal Railway cable car travels down California Street to the Financial District, its final destination.
|San Bruno Mountain is visible in the distance. The picture was taken from the intersection of Pine Street and Larkin Street. The view is looking south. |
|This picture was taken from the top of Fillmore Street. The view is looking north. |
|A view of Mason Street as seen from Sacramento Street. The view is looking north. |
|Rambling down Fillmore Street and heading towards San Francisco Bay. |
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