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Old 11-13-2007, 11:27 PM
 
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I just got back from my trip.

First of all I got the job, so I will be moving to SF in early January

Second - I LOVE THIS TOWN!

The food, the weather, the architecture, the shopping, the cultures - ----

everything just blows Minneapolis out of the water (if you read the MN forum, you will know of my disdain for the -44 winters here)

The natural beauty of this area is remarkable - I was simply awestruck

Here's a panorama I made of Richmond (it's a work in progress)



And here's ME enjoying not freezing my ass off in the flatlands of the great plains:

http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/4962/crw2575xm9.jpg (broken link)

~~I'll post more pictures later, when I get a chance - I took so many because it's JUST THAT GORGEOUS HERE - you don't evenhave to try to make things look gorgeous like you do when you do landscapes here in the midwest -- they just WORK in NorCal

Anyways, looking forward to moving out there - and being the first 18 year old in my family to make *more* than minimum wage )

peace
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Old 11-13-2007, 11:42 PM
 
Location: right outside your window
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Thumbs up Good Job!

Congratulations!!

Good for you dude!!! Seriously--that is fantastic!

May I ask how you did on the plane
What airline did you fly?
If you can do it, I can eh?!

looking pretty cloudy up north lately...
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Old 11-14-2007, 12:36 AM
 
Location: Bay Area, CA
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Welcome to the area. Yes, it is a beautiful area. Hopefully, it works out for you.
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Old 11-14-2007, 12:40 AM
 
Location: Bay Area, CA
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Congratulations!! Glad you enjoyed the Bay, and I love the pictures... you're totally adorable, but I shouldn't say that about an 18 year-old.
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Old 11-14-2007, 12:43 AM
 
Location: Bay Area, CA
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Btw, was that the Richmond district? I thought you meant city of Richmond, until I noticed the radio tower... was about to say "I didn't realize Richmond was so pretty," LOL. Oh, and did you get to any of the places I suggested?
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Old 11-14-2007, 10:54 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
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Lovely pictures.

Glad you enjoyed yourself.
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Old 11-14-2007, 08:16 PM
 
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Yes, Richmond district. I went to the empress of china but the food sucked (and it cost me a pretty penny)

I went to a hole in the wall mexican eatery near haight and ashbury and it was THE BEST I have ever had. I can't wait to escape this sea of chain restaurants..

heres a couple more pics...





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Old 11-14-2007, 09:16 PM
 
Location: San Jose, CA
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Might want to change the text so it reads "The Richmond." Richmond, CA the city has a not so nice connotation.
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Old 11-14-2007, 10:41 PM
 
Location: right outside your window
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Quick question---Where is Richmond District, compared to the city of Richmond?
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Old 11-14-2007, 11:47 PM
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Location: San Francisco
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The Richmond District is on the west side of SF, north of Golden Gate Park, south of the Presidio, and bordering the ocean. It's one of the safest areas of the City.

Richmond is a small city in the East Bay. It's currently ranked as the most dangerous city in California, and one of the most dangerous in the nation.
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