Title LUNCHTIME WALKS IN DOWNTOWN SAN FRANCISCO.
Publisher Wilderness Press, Berkeley, 1998.
Seller ID 22095
221 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 0899972179 B&w photographs, maps. "Utilizing more than seven years of experience roaming the streets of downtown San Francisco during her lunch breaks, author Gail Todd has compiled over 30 walks that are sure to delight. Most of the routes can be completed in about an hour, but timing is, of course, always left up to the adventurer. Whether you decide to take a leisurely stroll or a fast-paced hike, 'Lunchtime Walks' guides you, with informative t ext and accurate maps, so as not to miss some of the City's most exciting treasures. You'll discover such places as: the Embarcadero waterfront - a sun-filled walker's paradise; the colorful neighborhoods of Chinatown, Japantown, and North B e a c h ; t he Cable Car Barn and Museum, where you can see the actual cables as they haul the cars up the City's steep streets; the Butterfly Gardens at Yerba Buena - habitat for several species of local butterflies. In addition to getting som e l un ch ti me e x er cise, you'll learn about the area's history and architecture, and find out where to catch free noon-time concerts, browse through farmer's markets, and visit galleries and museums (sometimes for free!)....All of the walks in cl ude d i n t his bo ok ar e p erfectly suitable for Bay Area residents and visitors alike." Interior - small slight bump at top corner of first half of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - slight soft corne r c reas e on rea r co ver, mi nor rub bing, very small soft bump at top corner of front cover. Very Good