Alcatraz Day

IMG_2408A foggy start in San Fran as we walk to the ferry for our Day on the Rock…


Low Fog Shrouds the Rock.

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People are still swimming today

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Bakers and Crabs were the early risers we saw…then out of the Fog was it a dream? A Mirage? no one of Rob Ford’s Toronto Street cars came out of the fog. IMG_2400 IMG_2401

We have now reached the Dock Pier 33



On board the eco ferry.

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A Chunky Sailor soon to lose weight….stay tuned

The fog slowly lifts as we approach….But we stop short to allow a super tanker to pass by.

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Approaching the dock at the Dreaded Rock;

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Docked and we start of on a new day walking  Alcatraz lots of photos hopefully self explanatory;

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The Pose:

IMG_2443IMG_2444IMG_2445IMG_2446IMG_2449IMG_2451IMG_2452A great Audio Tour, Walk at your own pace. Cells  5X9X7   3 tiers high.



IMG_2454 Note the small grate at the rear of each cell


Moving along the cell Block where the Escape took place.

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Paper Mache heads with hair from the Barber shop.

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Bob looking Repentant as he leaves the HOLE (solitary confinement in the dark)



A Few  Picsof Pics


Starting with a SMILING Cook.  actually quite a good menu.

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The PERSUADER to quell riots or argumentative Cons;


That is certainly a method of keeping Calm.

More to come on another Page of our day………………………………………


Author: Robby

Entered this world 69 years ago today. I am now entering my 7th Decade. Starting with a trip back to the middle East with a boyhood friend from Peterhead Scotland. Bobby Bruce I have 2 hard working Children and 7 grand children. I am proud of all of them, and their life partners.