Posts with the Tag 'Marin Headlands'

Point Bonita Lighthouse has sat on a rocky outcrop, safeguarding the entrance to San Francisco Bay, since 1877. The only way to get to it is by walking down a steep path, through a tunnel hewn through rock and across a vertigo inducing, swaying suspension bridge. Tom and I last visited this lighthouse two years ago, just […]

Just a short post with some photos.  Margaret was taking a class in Sausalito so I tagged along and while she was in class I took a few photos.  The weather on Saturday was pretty lousy but Sunday it cleared up a little bit so I headed out to the Marin Headlands above the Golden […]

After breakfast in Sausalito we headed back the way we came towards Point Bonita Lighthouse . This lighthouse stands at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, west of the Golden Gate Bridge. It is only open to the public of Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays from 12.30 – 3.30. (Click on the photos for larger versions) […]

One of our favorite places to take photos of the Golden Gate Bridge is the overlook at Battery Spencer. Nearby there is a trail head and I often wondered where it led to. I decided to do some research on the Marin headlands and eventually found a trail map. I discovered the trail lead to […]

Well this time it’s a little different.  Normally Margaret does the writing and I do the photos but this weekend she’s attending a class in Sausalito so I tagged along.  This will be more photos and less talking. I was kind of bummed because it looked like rain for Saturday however after an overcast start […]

If you like raptors, now is the best time of the year to observe them at close quarters at several points in the Bay Area.  For more information read Tom Stienstra’s recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle. Today we decided to go to Hawk Hill on the Marin Headlands.  Tom and I have been […]

After two weekends of stormy weather, we were keen to get out and about again. We decided to head for the Marin Headlands. As usual we left well before daybreak, just stopping at Peet’s on Geary Street in San Francisco to get some coffee. At 7.30 a.m. we were crossing the Golden Gate Bridge. We […]

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