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07 February 2009

photo hunting ~ bridge

I love looking at this bridge.
I have driven on it, flown over it, sailed under it.
The Golden Gate is amazing....

sf post ggI took this early morning shot a couple weeks ago during a little birthday trip to The City.  We were visiting Fort Point, which was built in the 1850's and one of my favorite tourist locales.

Tennessee Chick runs the band of Photo Hunters...there are really great offerings this week for those of you who are as enamored of bridges as I am. (next week's theme is nautical....)

17 comments:

Mike Golch said...

Nice shot and thanks for the link as well.

Desert Songbird said...

Bridges make me cringe, but I have, in fact, walked over and back on that bridge...about 30 years ago.

Sandee (Comedy +) said...

I've driven over it, sailed under it with our own boat while I was driving, and I've walked across it. It is indeed a wonderful bridge.

Have a terrific day. Big hug. :)

JyLnC said...

I've always wanted to see the Golden Gate bridge. Great photo!


You can find mine here:JyLnC's Photo Hunt. Stop by if you and check it out.

Travis said...

That is simply my favorite place. I've never walked the bridge though.

PowersTwinB said...

what a beautiful bridge...I've been to CA so many times, yet have not gotten to see the Golden Gate! My twin lives in Palm Desert, and I am visiting her this month...I am hoping I can get a trip to the Golden Gate while I am there! My hunt is up, please come and visit soon

Michele said...

Wow... what a gorgeous photo!! I would love to one day see that bridge in person! It's magnificent!

The CEO said...

I love the picture you ook, the composition, and the thought you put into it. Very well conceived, and beautifully executed.

I look forward to your nautical contribution.

Mel said...

Pretty!

:-)

k....ocean this morning, ocean this evening....

I think I'll be grateful it got about freezing today. Nevermind snow's forecasted for next week.

...rawr.....

The Teamster said...

nice picture..great day....


for those who live within a couple hours of a tourist place (i've lived within two hours of san francisco for 48 years and never rode a cable car until then)...go be a tourist...

nautical...hmmm....probably have a tough time next week....

why isn't next week theme "valentines" or "nascar"...they fall on the same weekend.....

Alice Audrey said...

Now, that's a classic bridge.

Jeff B said...

I have several pics of the G.G. Bridge from my time back "home", but none from this vantage point. Nice shot.

I, Like The View said...

fantastic photo. . .

I'd love to experience the bridge for real one day

katherine. said...

mike: glad you saw the link.

DS: I have stood on it at the edge...but never walked over it...hmmm....

Sandee: I was piloting the boat I was on too...pretty cool!

JyLnC: thanks...I'll be over in a bit.

Travis: if you and Pam come visit we can walk together!

Powers: a drive up the coast this time of year would be beautiful.

Michele: thanks - it is worth a trip!

CEO: thanks. I had a good day. I'm not much of a sailor...so...

Mel: I love the ocean ya know...but your iced forests are equally lovely.

Teamster: yeah...ya think a chick from tennessee would know NASCAR begins. Glad you liked the tourist day.

Alice: it is a classic.

Jeff: thanks. Your boys would probably love Ft Point. You can go on all three floors and the roof. Canon demos. Confederate Reenactment. All for free!

ILTV: come visit...I'd be your tour guide...smile.

Linda said...

It's funny that even though I lived in California for many years, the only time that I have ever driven over the Golden Gate was during my visit there last year when I met up with you and Sandee. MizCyn and I took a short jaunt north of the city and ended up in Napa on a Sunday afternoon.

Next time I get back out that way, I'm going to have to see if she'd like to walk across the bridge and maybe even visit Fort Point. Of course, I'm just not sure when "next time" might be though I really do wish it was going to be soon!

dadshouse said...

It's a great bridge, especially on a foggy night, the fog shifting and swirling around the lighted columns.

My buddies and I sail the bay all the time, but haven't sailed under it yet (at least not with me in the boat - I think some of my buddies have ventured out).

Bond said...

I have only seen it once in person and it is very impressive