San Francisco. 1967. Totally the SUMMER OF LOVE to the max.
We check out the light show at the Conservatory of Flowers, the DeYoung 50 year Summer of Love exhibition, Grace gives a lesson on how to Tie Dye tee shirts, and Michael discusses the Liquid Light Shows originating at the Red Dog in Virginia City Nevada, the mind altering influences of LSD. Here is the link to events taking place in San Francisco to commemorate “Summer of Love”.http://summerof.love/events/
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Coit Tower – a monument filled with suspense. From any perspective it’s a beautiful view of San Francisco and a must for tourists and sightseers. Lillie Hitchcock Coit led a fascinating life in challenging times. And while her parents and husband were wealthy, at a young age she experienced the ravages of a fire that almost took her life. This led Lillie to be a lifelong champion of firefighters, who also bonded with her and let her accompany them on fire calls and attend their parades. After her husband’s long illness and demise, Lillie distant cousin and business advisor tried to take her life, instead leading to the demise of the man trying to defend her. Yet in her later years when she moved to Europe to avoid the impression of a scandal and the Great Depression hit hard, she thoughtfully bequest 1/3 of her estate to beautify the City she loved. But wait, there’s more shenanigans and skulduggery with the City of San Francisco so tune in for “the rest of the story!”
Completing our Panama Canal cruise we come back home into San Francisco bay in the wee hours of the morning. The ship sails under the Golden Gate Bridge as the full moon is setting providing us with a sense of awe. Our episode continues with the Palace of Fine Arts, Pier 39 Fishermans Wharf and lots of “segues” (sic) along the way!
In our fourth and final segment of the Golden Gate Bridge series, California Travel Videos reviews their favorite photo and video locations to capture images of the Golden Gate Bridge and nearby travel highlights.
Grace and Michael venture north of the Golden Gate Bridge, checking out Battery Spencer and Horshoe Bay , Part 3a – cTv (California Travel Videos). We welcome you to watch our video show where we do battle with the cold summer weather! We invite you to click here to view our show.
San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge at sunset – Photo given to contest winners
Despite taking photos and videos during the summer, be sure to bring along extra layers since fog, wind and cold, moist temperatures can catch you off guard even on a seemingly warm summer day!
The Golden Gate Bridge, Part 2 cTv (California Travel Videos) – we welcome you to view our planning video where we discuss lots of interesting aspects of the history behind building what in the 1930s was to be the world’s longest suspension bridge, built over the most challenging waterway!
The Golden Gate Bridge – California Travel Videos shoots photos, videos (including aerial Phantom drone footage) from numerous locations with travel tips, perspectives, day and night. You won’t want to miss our dramatic four minute teaser to get a taste for our upcoming segments on the Golden Gate Bridge. In our introductory program we share photo techniques and deal with unusual climate challenges to shoot memorable photographs, learn about the background/history and more.