Sorry for the lack of posts lately. My Grandmother died just before new year's so I went out to California for the funeral. Please keep her in your prayers.
The weather was rather dreary the whole time and we had just missed a HUGE storm that had gone through the bay area a couple of days before we got there. Still, we were able to get up to San Francisco to see some sights the day before I left.
San Francisco was covered most of the day with its stereotypical fog:
And we saw some of the usual touristy things like going across the Golden Gate Bridge:
and of course Alcatraz:
The main reason I wanted to go was to see the Shrine to Saint Francis of Assisi. However, along the way we also stumbled upon the church of Saints Peter and Paul:
and went inside:
Thankfully, we also made it to the Shrine of Saint Francis:
The we went down to the bay front and looked for the "money shot":