Trip to Alcatraz

     

The view as we approach the island from the ferry.

     
Kathy enjoying the ride on the anniversary of her "last birthday."
     

The guard tower overlooking the dock where the ferry docks.

     
Looking back at the Officer's Club we can see the bay bridge.
     

An example of the plants on the island. These succulents are all over the place.

     
The view of the bay bridge from the parade grounds which was used as a playground after the fort was converted to a prison.
     

This is the view of the old warden's house from the parade grounds.

     
ANother shot from the parade grounds. The San Fransisco skyline.
     
     

Here's a shot of the Coast Guard lighthouse on the island taken from the parade grounds.

     
... and finally we're on our way back to teh mainland.
     

Later we meet at Ghirardelli Square.

     
What's this all about?