After a long flight from Amsterdam to San Francisco we went to the harbor at Fishermans Warf. At Pier 43 we joined a fishing boat of the Lovely Martha company. Lovely Martha belongs to the Rescino family and has been offering boat charters since long before the Golden Gate Bridge was even built. For fifteen dollars each you can join a small one hour boat tour. You can bring your own drinks and snacks if you want. The skyline of SanFran from the water is an absolute eye-catcher. Lovely Martha is favorite for sightseeing on the bay and to have a glimpse of the bottom side of the landmark Golden Gate Bridge! When you are under the bridge you may make a wish. It's like a (iron) mistletoe experience ;-)! The host of our trip was a 'famous' rapper who made some soundtracks for the new movie 'What are the chances'. He showed us on his mobile phone. And the end of the trip when you're back in the harbor you will see the big ship: SS Jeremiah O'Brien. This ship is one of two remaining fully functional Liberty ships and launched during World War II. Moored at Pier 45, Fisherman's Wharf, she is a premier San Francisco attraction.
After our boat trip we saw the famous stinky Sea Lions at Pier 39. We had dinner next to the fire place at Wipeout Bar & Grill, located at the entrance of Pier 39. Very cozy despite it being a tourist trap neighbourhood. The tuna bowl was delicious and highly recommended!
The day after we had a relaxing program. A nice photo booth experience in a small shop next to the Banana Republic flagship store on Grant Avenue was a good start of the day. We had lunch at the famous Boudin, the home of the San Francisco original sourdough bread. The flagship location of Boudin is at Fishermans Warf where you can see how bakers make bread with a recipe they've nurtured since 1849. However we had lunch at their downtown location. At the end of the afternoon we went to the cinema and watched the chick flick Bad Moms. Cold sea fog came into the downtown area and it was time to have a nap after another great trip to Frisco!