2014 - Day 1
February 26, 2014: San Francisco, California 57 - Rain
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Challenged Travel Day. Every
segment of today’s flights increased incrementally after
each landing. After several months of drought, California turned the outdoor
sprinklers on the high setting.
a few wind gusts to top it off and a series of weather related delays began.
Anyhow, it’s holiday start and landed in San Francisco for a one night layover. Ease to access to the BART system
is a plus
at SFO airport. Picked up a couple round
trip tickets (17.70 ea) and eased through the turnstiles to the
waiting train. However, the flight delays created another
land based delay.
first couple of stops moved along on schedule;
however, the next stop was the waiting period.
announcements relayed information about
activity” at an
upcoming stop and all the BART system was stopped.
An enterprising thief decided to use the
subway tunnels as an escape path. (Or
was it filming of the sequel Italian
Arrived to the
Embarcadero Station and only some large water
puddles separated the exit and the Hyatt Regency.
Always fun to
revisit the epitome of 1970s
architecture with massive atrium and plethora of brown tones. New
remodeling infused some color and draping
the woods were one of the choices on the sound
machine next to the room bed. Seemed the
selection would be redundant compared to the sliding door window
sounds. Time for a few more hours
work and then crash . . . while in the woods with crickets.
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