Leaving the Ranch / Boudin’s Bistro / Pier 39

Dan Bay Area

Woke up again pretty early, since I had to pack and we had to leave the Ranch to get Paul to the airport in time for his noon flight. We had a 9am tour scheduled as well, so I made sure to get a few snaps before leaving.  Once more, here’s the Norman Rockwell room that I stayed in. Probably the most surprising thing was what I discovered in the downstairs bathroom in the Inn.  On the wall are two …

Bluebottle Coffee Co. / Arriving at the Skywalker Ranch

Dan Bay Area

We headed into San Francisco, with a mission for some coffee before continuing on to the Skywalker Ranch.  A quick Google search resulted in the “best coffee in San Francisco” being the Bluebottle Coffee Co., so I found a convenient location, and we went there. It was a small little kiosk hidden down a side street, but it reeked of “San Francisco” charm. I got the New Orleans-styled Iced Coffee, which was absolutely delicious. I can’t remember what was in …