We got up bright and early this morning and went straight to the Ferry Plaza Farmer’s Market. It was the first thing we’ve done on this trip that I had actually done before, yet it was a completely new experience. First of all, the market is HUGE. It’s basically a mall where everything for sale came from within 100 miles. We got Blue Bottle coffee (again), some tasty cannoli-style chocolate-filled donuts, and ate some of the best almond brittle I’ve ever had ever. Specifically, it’s a dark chocolate coffee almond brittle made by G.L. Alfieri, and I’m still nibbling on it right now. SO GOOD.
We ate an early lunch at a place called ‘wichcraft and then took an Uber to Golden Gate Park, where we walked to the California Academy of Sciences. DEFINITELY go there on this SF trip we’re currently planning for you. They have a four-story biodome rainforest, huge aquariums (seen here), an earthquake simulator, the largest (currently) digital projection planetarium on earth, and so much more. It was totally worth the cost of admission. When we were finished at the museum, we walked the length of Golden Gate Park, which is gorgeous. There were so many spots along the park that were just...TOO perfect. We saw bright green grass with kids walking around holding balloons and people throwing frisbees and picnicking with their dogs. Emily ate way too much for lunch and kept talking about how she wanted to burn it all down for being so perfect. Don’t worry though, I stopped her.
She did take her shoes off eventually–we had been walking for about an hour, all uphill–once we got to the beach. We were trying to get to Land’s End Point, we but quickly realized that it was farther away than Emily was going to make it. We did see some beautiful sights along the path we did walk, but we ended up calling it quits just before arriving at Eagle’s Point. It was a great day, and we both got a TON of steps.