We woke up early the next day after staying up late the night before. I was sore from walking so much in ballet flats and decided to look like a dorky tourist and wear my running shoes the rest of the time.
The second day we went to Alcatraz.
There's a cardboard cut-out of a guard in the lookout tower.
The laundry room:
Solitary: (I went in there and it was super creepy. The other cells didn't bother me, but there was bad mojo in these. I just wanted to get out.)
Some upper-level cells:
The library: Totally the nicest place there. The sun was coming in. I wouldn't have minded having a cell across from the library. Apparently neither did anyone else. They were considered some of the best cells in the whole place.
A typical cell layout: Notice the crochet!
This would be my cell, yay art! I don't know.. books, crochet, free meals, accordion, painting... this prison sounds like my kinda place. Of course, the toilet is preeeety close to the bed...
Breakroom for the guards:
An Alcatraz rainbow!
View from outside: nice..
Breakout attempt! Heads made from soap, chisel of spoons, up a shaft and out.. Never heard from again...
The kitchen: silhouettes of knives so they'd know if one was missing...
And outside again.. some plant-life:
Back to Fisherman's Wharf. It wouldn't be San Francisco without a trolley!
Next stop: Aquarium of the Bay. My favorites: the jellyfish!
Another tunnel under water:
Me in a bubble:
Later that night we went to walk the Golden Gate Bridge but it was after dark and it was closed. But here is the nastiest bathroom in San Francisco: