13 November 2016

From Daly City to San Francisco's Bernal Heights Park: 13 November 2016

Daly City is contiguous with the southwestern boundary of San Francisco. This ramble began at the Daly City BART Station and traveled 8.5 miles northeast through Daly City and San Francisco to Bernal Heights Hill. The route went through the Outer Mission District, the Excelsior District, the College Hill Area, and the Bernal Heights neighborhood.

A view of San Francisco as seen from Bernal Heights Park. In the distance is Angel Island; the scene is looking north. 

The distance traveled was approximately 8.5 miles (13.7 kilometers). Mile markers are displayed on the GPS-generated track. The cumulative elevation gain was about 987 feet (300 meters). 

On Mission Street in Daly City. 

Guadalupe Canyon Parkway traverses San Bruno Mountain. The view is looking east. 

This view is looking south. Ahead is Colma and Daly City. The Pacific Ocean is to the West, beneath the fog bank. 

This building was constructed in 1928, and it was built as a branch of the Hibernia Bank, founded in 1859. It is now the home to El Chico Produce Store #2. The building is located in the Outer Mission on Mission Street.

A view looking north from Mission Street. The cross street is Theresa Street. 

Five of San Francisco's firefighters take a coffee break at Cumaica Coffee, located on Mission Street in the Outer Mission District. The view is looking northwest. 

Dragon House Mixed Martial Arts facility is located on Mission Street in the Excelsior District. 

A view from Mission Street looking north, down Admiral Avenue. A portion of Interstate 280 is visible. The large blue building in Glen Park Elementry School. The hilly area in the rear is a part of the Diamond Heights neighborhood. 

A view of Mission Street at 26th Street in the Mission DistrictThis view is looking West. 

 This is a view of the southern side of Bernal Heights Park. The photo was taken from Holly Park

This is a scene of Cortland Avenue, the main shopping area in the Bernal Heights neighborhood. The view is looking east. 

Downtown San Francisco. This view is from the west side of Bernal Heights Hill. 

This is a scene of Noe Valley from Bernal Heights Hill. The view is looking West. On the left side of the image is Mount Davidsonand on the right are Twin Peaks

Noe Valley, the Mission District, the Castro District, and Pacific Heights. Angel Island is visible, as is the Golden Gate Bridge, but only barely. 

This photo was taken near the summit, 475 feet (145 meters), of Bernal Heights Hill. The view is looking north. Potrero Hill is visible, as are both the western and eastern spans of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

A graph of the elevation changes encountered during the walk. 

"A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera." Dorothea Lange 

"Photography has not changed since its origin except in its technical aspects, which for me are not important." Henri Carter-Bresson

"There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer." Ansel Adams

"The important thing is not the camera but the eye." Alfred Eisenstaedt

My first San Francisco Bay Area Photo Blog contains galleries of photographs I posted between 2002 and 2011. Click Here to view the 2002 to 2011 photo galleries.

Panasonic GX7 camera body mounted with an Olympus 17mm lens was used to take these photographs.

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