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Alameda County

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  • Day9

    Amerikanische Idylle

    July 15 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 30 °C

    Die wüstigen Berge hinter uns gelassen, sind wir an dem Ort „Livermore“ vorbeigekommen. Hier merkt man schon, dass man immer mehr in Richtung SF kommt und die ärmlichen Verhältnisse hinter sich lässt. In Livermore mussten wir kurz abbiegen, da das Örtchen wie ein „typischer“ amerikanischer Vorort aussah (wenn man das so sagen kann). Total cool und spannend. 👍🏻😁Read more

  • Day2

    San Francisco Day 1

    September 5 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 20 °C

    Today is Judith’s birthday and we decided to go to the Haight-Ashbury area to have a look. The weather today was great - sunny, but not too hot and the breeze was refreshing.

    We ate lunch at a place called Bacon Bacon. After lunch, Chris, Theo and I split up from Judith & Lisa so that they could go shopping without the added stress of a grumpy Theo.

    Theo didn’t sleep so much on the plane ride, so his Jetlag isn’t great. He’s both very sleepy and very easily irritated. He also peed through his diaper so Chris and I had to walk 40mins to a Target to buy a change of pants for him. We actually enjoyed the walk because the weather was so nice and we got to walk around and see the area a bit more. We didn’t do any shopping, except for stopping by a market and buying fruit. 2 mangoes for $5!

    We met Judith and Lisa again outside of the Golden Gate Park but we we’re too tired to actually walk around the park. Instead, we headed back to the Airbnb and went to the supermarket to get food for the next couple of days. Oakland is known for house and car theft, but I didn’t really realize how much that might be true until we finished shopping at the supermarket and the car next to us had been broken into. We were very lucky that our car stayed safe!
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  • Day3

    San Francisco Day 2

    September 6 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    Yesterday was our last full day in San Francisco. Judith, Lisa and I went to the Mission District while Chris and Theo went on a “secret mission” without me.

    We saw some pretty cool, colorful murals in the Mission District. The California sunshine really helps bring out the colors in the city in a way that wouldn’t work in Germany, I think.

    When we met up with Chris again, we all went to Chinatown to eat some ramen. We went to a small place and were the first customers there. The service was really good and the food was tasty, although too much for us to finish.

    At the end of the day, we decided to drive through he Golden Gate Bridge and to several vista points to get a good view. By the time we got to the vista points, it was SO cold. Really great view, but a bit too windy for Judith and I. Chris and Lisa were happy to leave us in the car and run to the top of the “hill” in order to get the best view.

    Today we head to Sacramento, with a stop at Point Reyes first. Theo didn’t sleep well last night, so chris and I are really tired 😴
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  • Day2

    Golden State Warriors

    April 30 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 14 °C

    They give our certificates if it’s your first game so that’s pretty cool!

  • Day14

    Alameda Oakland

    August 5, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 22 °C

    Heute nachmittag angekommen in Oakland. Zimmer mit Bay view , einkaufszentrum gegenueber und 100 m enfernt der strand mit aussicht auf die skyline von SAN Francisco. Echt super hier👍 Hier bleiben wir 6 Tage mit besuch an SAN Francisco natuerlich...davon spaeter meer...( Heute weggefahren mit 40 grad , hier sind 19...🤣👍)Read more

  • Day79

    Castro Valley, California

    March 12, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 66 °F

    Day 80, almost around the world in 80 days...turned out to be our longest day of traveling. March 12th started in Tokyo where we were awoken by an earthquake tremor at 4am from a 5.3 quake in a neighboring State (our first experience!). Later that day we departed at 3pm for a 5 hour flight to Manila, Philippines and then flew 12 hours to San Francisco where we landed at 9pm...still March 12th.

    After a long flight we were exhausted and ready to get on our way, but all of our jokes of "if Trump let's us back in" turned out to be reality when I had to go to secondary questioning after raising some suspicion with our complicated to explain travels. I was taken into a back room where they asked all about our trip and were specifically interested in our visit to Egypt. About 15 minutes later they let us go, but they did take my email and phone number. It's good in a way that they are extra cautious now, but a bit sad to see how unstable our world has become that we're scrutinized for wanting to travel the world!

    Needless to say were jet lagged but excited to see my brother and his family and their new addition Nora. After a stop at In-N-Out burger, we attempted to go to sleep and get back on schedule which didn't go too well.

    The rest of the week we enjoyed playing with the boys and getting to see 5-week old Nora. We celebrated Casey's birthday and also had a wonderful dinner with Uncle Don, Aunt Barbara, and Aunt Fran. It was also fun yet intimidating to get a glimpse of life taking care of 3 children. Certainly challenging but also rewarding as we enjoyed going to their tee-ball practice, dropping Hudson off at Kindergarten, and watching the boys admire and talk to baby Nora.
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  • Day17

    San Francisco dag 1

    August 8, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

    Heute frueh zeitig und bei nur 15 ! Grad mit de ferry nach San Francisco. Alcatraz aus der Ferne , fishermans warf , pier 39 , Lombard street. Die golden gate leider den ganzen tag im nebel ( so wie auch schon bei unseren ersten besuch ) . Abend voellig kaputt wieder mit der ferry zurueck. Heute mal nichts und morgen noch mal San Francisco . Dann Ashbury haight und castro gegend...👍Read more

  • Day18

    San Francisco tag 2

    August 9, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 24 °C

    Heute frueh mit der ferry wieder rueber nach SF. Die golden gate wieder im nebel... leider🤔
    Dann ging es mit dem bus zu Haight/ Ashbury die gegend die nog uebrig ist aus der hippiezeit. Dann weiter zum golden gate park und zum schluss zu castro district die beruehmte gay gegend Wo das symbol des regenbogens nicht zu uebersehen war. Es war ein lustiger und vorallem bunter tag. Jetzt wieder im hotel Alameda. Morgen noch mal einen tag schwimmbad und strand und uebermorgen gehts weiter nach Coalinga - richtung LA😀👍Read more

  • Day15

    Bummel durch Alameda

    August 6, 2018 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 20 °C

    Heute einen stadtbummel gemacht mit besuch an das Arcade game museum. Interactief mit spielautomaten der 80 und 90 ziger jahre. Kay fand es super👍 Am Abend gabs pizza mit als nachtisch das lekkerste eis was es gibt. Magnum Double Raspberry😋😋Morgen gehts mit dem Boot nach SAN Francisco👍

  • Day14

    Anthony Chabot Camping

    September 18, 2016 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 32 °C

    On Sunday we only wanted a nice place to chill and sleep until we will start discovering San Francisco.
    Therefore we decided to take this very nice Regional Park Campground.
    We did our first camping cooking 🍲and a little campfire 🔥

You might also know this place by the following names:

Alameda County, مقاطعة ألاميدا, Аламида, আলামেডা কাউন্টি, Kantono Alameda, Condado de Alameda, Alameda maakond, Alameda konderria, شهرستان آلامدا، کالیفرنیا, Alamedan piirikunta, Comté dAlameda, Alameda megye, Ալամեդա շրջան, Contea di Alameda, アラメダ郡, 앨러미다 군, Alameda Comitatus, Alamedos apygarda, Alameda, Alameda Kūn, Hrabstwo Alameda, المیدا کاؤنٹی, Comitatul Alameda, Округ Аламида, Аламеда, الامیدا کاؤنٹی، کیلیفورنیا, Quận Alameda, Condado han Alameda, 阿拉米達縣

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