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Publisher Comments:

What Will Your San Francisco Encounter Be?

...hunting for obscure records, go-go boots and bongs on Haight Street (p164)

...a bayside stroll followed by a fabulous fresh meal at the Ferry Building (p10)

...club-hopping in SoMa and crawling back to the hotel at 6am (p112)

...escaping to Alcatraz under a blanket of fog (p22)

...murals, burritos, vintage clothes and pirate supplies in the Mission (p128)

...scribbling Beat poetry on the walls of Caffe Trieste (p51)

Discover Twice The City In Half The Time...

...full-color pull-out map and detailed neighborhood maps for easy navigation

...out long-time resident author recommends the very best sights, restaurants, shops and entertainment

...unique itineraries and highlights help you make the most of a short trip

...local experts reveal San Francisco's secrets: Craig from Craigslist on his favorite tourist trap to the head buyer of City Lights on essential San Francisco reads

Review:

Chicago Tribune, August 5, 2007
"...a complete city guide boiled down to its essences, a sort of text-messaged guidebook with photos and quotes from locals geared to a savvy weekend visitor."

Review:

San Francisco Chronicle, July 26, 2007
“...this one gets down to business...it packs witty writing, abundant maps (detailed neighborhood views and a citywide pullout) and informative photos into 288 pocket-sized pages.”

Synopsis:

Resident author Bing highlights San Francisco's quirky side as well as must-sees like Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Included is information on walking tours throughout the city and key neighborhoods like Chinatown, Mission, and Castro.

Description:

Who We Are
At Lonely Planet, we see our job as inspiring and enabling travelers to connect with the world for their own benefit and for the benefit of the world at large.

What We Do
• We offer travelers the world’s richest travel advice, informed by the collective wisdom of over 350 Lonely Planet authors living in 37 countries and fluent in 70 languages.
• We are relentless in finding the special, the unique and the different for travellers wherever they are.
• When we update our guidebooks, we check every listing, in person, every time.
• We always offer the trusted filter for those who are curious, open minded and independent.
• We challenge our growing community of travelers; leading debate and discussion about travel and the world.
• We tell it like it is without fear or favor in service of the travelers; not clouded by any other motive.

What We Believe
We believe that travel leads to a deeper cultural understanding and compassion and therefore a better world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781740598552
Author:
Bing, Alison
Publisher:
Lonely Planet
Subject:
United States - Pacific - San Francisco
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Series:
Lonely Planet San Francisco Encounter
Publication Date:
20070501
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English BISAC
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
4 x 6 inches

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Product details 264 pages Lonely Planet Publications - English 9781740598552 Reviews:
"Review" by , Chicago Tribune, August 5, 2007
"...a complete city guide boiled down to its essences, a sort of text-messaged guidebook with photos and quotes from locals geared to a savvy weekend visitor."
"Review" by , San Francisco Chronicle, July 26, 2007
“...this one gets down to business...it packs witty writing, abundant maps (detailed neighborhood views and a citywide pullout) and informative photos into 288 pocket-sized pages.”
"Synopsis" by , Resident author Bing highlights San Francisco's quirky side as well as must-sees like Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Included is information on walking tours throughout the city and key neighborhoods like Chinatown, Mission, and Castro.
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