An Urban Hike: The Presidio and the Wave Organ

September 18, 2016
San Francisco, CA
Hikers: Cathy, Laura, Noreen
Distance: 8.6 miles
Elevation Gain: 484 ft.

A pristine day in The City.

Notice the bird perched atop the lighthouse.

Looks like a mini volcano.

  A beautiful day for a swim!

The Wave Organ.

Best heard at high tide. You can check the tide tables here.

Bicycle tour.

Baker Beach

Came upon an unexpected art exhibit called "Home Land Security." For more information on this exhibit, see the link at the end of my post or the video about twenty pictures down.

Made from spent ammunition and weapons.

Notice the handguns.

Ballistics gel showing the impact on human and animal flesh from two bullets.

Made from fictional dog tags.

Veterans' Flame.

Items confiscated at airports.

Created from chain mail and Iranian helmets.

 Introduction video to the Home Land Security art exhibit.

Wherever we go, we always seem to catch a glimpse of Mt. Diablo. :)

Palace of Fine Arts


Caught the tail end of the Rolex Big Boat Series.

A seal!

Notice the kiteboarder catching air.

We highly recommend visiting this exhibit if you have the chance.

1 comment:

  1. Another fantastic post! What a gorgeous day. Thought-provoking exhibit. I really enjoyed this so much. Thanks again!