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Scintillating San Francisco!!

I was always fascinated by California. I have my childhood friends living there and have heard some great stories about few great cities and places in California. Visiting California was always lingering in my mind. Β On November 16th, evening, after work, we boarded the flight to California.

November 16th, 2013, Saturday: Early morning we checked out of our hotel in San Jose after having complimentary continental breakfast. Having downloaded the uber app, registered with my credit card on my iphone, I booked a cab, which arrived in just 7 minutes! It was the first time that I used “uber” app and I will swear by it! We boarded the cab and answered “Golden Gate Bridge” when the chauffeur enquired about our destination.

Google’s self-driving “Robotic Car”

En route to “Golden gate bridge”, we spotted Google’s self-driving “Robotic car”. I was overjoyed and this is where my awesome in-built camera on iphone5s came handy!! πŸ˜‰

It was an hour drive from San Jose to Golden Gate bridge. Our driver dropped us off at “south vista point” on Golden Gate bridge because, parking isn’t allowed on “north vista point”. Since “uber” is prepaid service, we thanked our chauffeur and began our wonderful San Francisco journey.

We had to visit most of the places on just Saturday, because we were departing back to our hometown via Sunday’s 12:40 pm flight. It was a very tight schedule and we had to utilize it to the optimum.

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