Visiting Marin County - One Famous Bridge Away From San Francisco

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Sanfran1When I went to San Francisco I expected to be roaming around the city and visiting museums.   However, I was visiting a friend I had gone to Africa with.  In Marin County I stayed in a very nice town named Mill Valley.  My friend and I went hiking every day I was there.  There was so much for me to see in the Marin County area I really didn't feel like going into the city.

It's not that I didn't want to go into the city.  There just really wasn't enough time in a week to do all the hiking I wanted to do as well as see the city of San Francisco.  I decided that seeing the city of San Francisco in-depth would be a second trip.  I was enjoying the fantastic weather, the fall colors and the sunsets too much on our daily hikes. 

Here are a few photos of the lovely town of Mill Valley.  I love the combination of the foliage mountains and palm trees!

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Mar55The following photos are of Muir Beach.  There are many beautiful beaches in Marin County.  I liked the rocks and the homes built into the cliffs at Muir Beach:
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Mar55These photos were taken at Crissy Park.  It's a great place to view the Golden Gate bridge, walk your dog, see San Francisco from a distance.  You can see Alcatraz very easily too! 

 I am convinced at least one if not all three of the men who escaped from Alcatraz made it to shore.   Maybe they were or are running our banking system ;)  In case you don't remember, they were bank robbers.  To me it just doesn't look that far from the shore.
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These photos were taken at the Tamalpais National Park which is a wonderful place to watch the sunset:

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Mar8888888888888888888Here are some photos of the Green Gulch Farm which is also known as the San Francisco Zen Center.  I loved this place!  Unfortunately, I didn't slow down enough to take photos that were focused so I made a collage.  I also did not know how to use any editing software when I went on this trip last November (11/2013).

Here is there web site: http://www.sfzc.org/ggf/

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Thank you so much for visiting.  I look forward to hearing your comments and questions.  I am really wondering if you agree with me about the Alcatraz escapees surviving?   Have a wonderful week my friends

~ Michelle