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Market St Trolley, San Francisco California

I love taking a long weekend trip to San Francisco. We almost always stay just off Market St, so we ride the trolleys frequently. Taking this trolley to the Farmers Market at the Ferry Building, having a snack at Out the Door or Delice, then walking along the water to visit the seals is something we do every trip.
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@flymetothemoon is it? I've heard awesome stuff but I've never been, I have family in San Diego but I've never been that far north in CA ^^ the picture's really pretty @Spudsomma!
@caricakes, I love that, too! The ones from Milan are so sleek. And I love that San Francisco left the Italian directions on the trolleys, too. Pericolo!
I miss San Francisco so much! Such an awesome city.
I love that each trolley is from another country! You never know which one you'll get :)
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