2018 November – Week 2

The second week we continued to play tourist and visit the old home town

 

 

 

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Shannon’s elementary school

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took this picture from a park adjacent to our old home. That is Tijuana and part  of the wall.
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Silver Strand State beach. We spent many a summer days here. Looking north at downtown
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Hotel del Coronado. First anniversary dinner here.
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The Condos to the right of the hotel have been there since I arrived in January 1972. Orville Redenbacker was  one who owned a home there. Seal training center is on the other side.
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On our first trip aboard  the Midway, John E. Kelly, SCPO (retired) was our escort. also best man at our wedding. He served on two aircraft carriers.
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the lockup facility

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sunset from our space
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The Spanish art village in Balboa Park. A city park with the start of the World Exposition in 1915
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Botanical garden. they say the most photographed building in the park.
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Japanese Garden in the park
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Mix up in pictures. Linda in the Flight control room of the USS Midway
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looking south. An example of every type of helicopter that was attached to the Midway
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Towards the bow. Looking at North Island with 2 carriers in port.
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Back to the park pictures. This is the bridge to the park from the city side. It goes over a canyon and the Ca163 Highway
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Organ Pavillion
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Whoville tree as they are having the Grinch on stage
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The Colorado Bell Tower
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This is the Laurel Street Hill. Top Gun famous. Hard to see but I guess to many went airborne so a stop sign has been added.  But not uphill so still able to leave the ground. Young and not so smart.
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32nd Street Marina. New to us. A trolley ride and walk from Downtown 

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