San Francisco Beaches

Written by Jed Clark

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Baker Beach is located inrepparttar Presidio just south ofrepparttar 151140 San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge. With its panoramic views ofrepparttar 151141 Golden Gate Bridge andrepparttar 151142 Marin Headlands, Baker Beach is a popular beach and picnic destination for San Francisco locals, especially onrepparttar 151143 weekends. Several picnic tables with barbecue pits are located torepparttar 151144 east ofrepparttar 151145 north parking lot. The beach has strong rip-tides, so swimming can be hazardous. A few fishermen may dotrepparttar 151146 shoreline. The north end ofrepparttar 151147 beach is clothing optional, so families typically stay towardrepparttar 151148 middle and south ends ofrepparttar 151149 beach.

Other beaches in San Francisco include Lands End Beach and China Beach, named forrepparttar 151150 Chinese fishermen who used to camp nearby. San Francisco Castro Beach is not really a beach at all. It's a park that has garneredrepparttar 151151 "beach" nickname because of allrepparttar 151152 Castro sun bathers that blanket its lawns.

Adding a beach to your San Francisco agenda may be a great way to slow downrepparttar 151153 frenetic pace of sightseeing and enjoy a more relaxed appreciation of San Francisco's natural beauties. Visit San Francisco Beaches for more information.

Jed Clark is a travel writer, photographer and long-time San Francisco resident. He maintains, which contains travel tips and information about San Francisco destinations, attractions and neighborhoods.

Greenland – The Misunderstood Land of Intrigue

Written by Rick Chapo

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Travel Adventure

Withrepparttar onset of adventure travel, Greenland has sprouted a new industry. If you’re going to go extreme, you really can’t beat Greenland. If you fancy yourself a jogger, tryrepparttar 151080 Artic Marathon around Nuuk orrepparttar 151081 Polar Circle Race that runs from Kangerlussuaq torepparttar 151082 boundary ofrepparttar 151083 ice cap. If artic running doesn’t cut it, how about a playing with sharks? Yep, you can try your hand at catchingrepparttar 151084 Greenland Shark in a 7-day shark challenge. These monsters weigh as much as 1,500 pounds.

While you may blanch at a suggested vacation on Greenland, you shouldn’t. The country is truly one ofrepparttar 151085 last undiscovered refuges forrepparttar 151086 modern traveler.

Rick Chapo is with to read travelogues and articles.

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