tungwaiyip.info

home

about me

links

Blog

< May 2016 >
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 91011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

past articles »

Click for San Francisco, California Forecast

San Francisco, USA

 

Nature Around San Francisco

I have seen some posting of life style guideline around San Francisco Bay Area. One point is that San Francisco is good for young people who enjoy night life. And South Bay is for family and nature lover. People who said that must have some preconceived notion about urban is the opposite of nature. I have lived in San Francisco for years and I rarely go to bar. On the other hand I am completely charm by the nature offer in and around San Francisco. It turns out in some great place, this above idea is just wrong. Both city and nature can present together in one place.

Here are a few natural environment I really enjoy:

1. You are never really far from open space because San Francisco is surrounded by miles of waterfront. At one time my commute was a bike ride along the waterfront route. It was such a blessed commute because everyday I am greeted by the blue sky and the sea view. Sometimes I had stumbled into some sight like a annual herring run which attract large flock of birds and fishermen.

2. San Francisco has some of the best urban park like Golden Gate park and the Presidio. I live tow blocks from the Golden Gate park and it is practically my backyard where I go a few times a week. There are so many activities in the park. Some times you really need to slow down and appreciate the place surrounded by tall trees how special it is.

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

3. Golden Gate National Recreation Area is a collection of parks around San Francisco, including some famous tourist attractions like the Alcatraz and Muir Woods. There are so many spectacular sceneries to see. It is one of the most visited park in National Park system. Many parts are actually right in San Francisco or adjacent to it.

4. Point Reyes, my most favorite park just one hour drive from San Francisco. A wilderness area that is so close to the city but feels a world away. A Point Reyes panorama (badly made by me) is the banner that grace my web page above.

Whether it is part of my urban routine or a short trip away, San Francisco is truly blessed with beautiful nature. It is one of the biggest reason I love this city.

2016.05.13 comments

 

My Master Thesis

Master Thesis screen

Thank you CUHK for digitizing my master thesis into PDF and put it online. I thought I spent my two years of master mostly working on part time job and sitting around. It seems I have done more than I remembered. The software looks sophisticated enough and the thesis is not as embarrassing as I thought.

2016.05.03 comments

 

past articles »

 

BBC News

 

Amazon fires: G7 leaders close to agreeing plan to help, says Macron (26 Aug 2019)

 

Ariana Grande 'overwhelmed' on return to Manchester at Pride (26 Aug 2019)

 

Asian stocks drop as US-China trade war escalates (26 Aug 2019)

 

G7 summit: Iranian foreign minister attends unexpected talks (25 Aug 2019)

 

Women hit back at 'slut-shaming' (25 Aug 2019)

 

Mallorca aircraft collide in mid-air, killing at least seven (25 Aug 2019)

 

Hong Kong police fire gun and use water cannon on protesters (26 Aug 2019)

 

Floods kill more than 60 in Sudan (25 Aug 2019)

 

Brexit: Boris Johnson says odds of striking deal 'touch and go' (25 Aug 2019)

 

Israel says it struck Iranian 'killer drone' sites in Syria (25 Aug 2019)

more »

 

SF Gate

 

Banks want efficiency. Critics warn of backsliding (25 Aug 2019)

 

Our favorite back-to-school tech picks (25 Aug 2019)

 

Branded podcasts a surprise hit with consumers (25 Aug 2019)

 

Terrorists turn to bitcoin for funding, and they’re learning fast (23 Aug 2019)

 

DoorDash: Workers will get paid more, keep tips (23 Aug 2019)

 

Trump says he will raise existing tariffs on Chinese goods to 30% (23 Aug 2019)

more »


Site feed Updated: 2019-Aug-25 21:00