Personal · A Weekend For The Books

When two out of three days during the weekend give you beautiful, unexpected sunsets, on top of catching up with some good friends – both old and new – it would almost seem foolish not to blog about it. On Friday (10/7), I was able to meet a good buddy of mine that I’ve known on Instagram for quite some time now (Garret @shortstache), along with his friends that he was traveling with (Justin @j.scud & Andrew @andrewkkillinger). Xavier (@xavier_sandiego) & I met up with them at Battery Godfrey and before the sun began to set, made the quick hike down to Marshall’s Beach. Great conversations were had, great views were taken in, and great photographs were created. It had been quite some time that I’d seen a sunset this beautiful in San Francisco, as well, so this was a truly pleasant surprise. It’s always a breath of fresh air meeting up with like-minded individuals and sharing about dreams and aspirations. As the night came to a close, I definitely drove back more inspired than I had been in a while.

Going off of Friday’s wonderful sunset, Sunday (10/9) didn’t disappoint either. For about a week now, I had planned to catch sunset and grab dinner with Brittany (@brittalvarezz) and Kiersten (@kierstenahbug), two good friends of mine from college that I don’t get to see too often after having graduated USF in 2015. Brittany was visiting from SoCal, so it was definitely a priority to see her and hang out for at least a little bit. As I left to pick up Brittany and Kiersten, a ton of fog had already begun to roll into the city. I then thought to myself if our initial sunset location of China Beach wouldn’t be the best idea, and quickly checked a webcam of the Golden Gate Bridge to see how much fog had actually rolled in. To my astonishment, there was a low fog event going on at the Golden Gate Bridge, and as soon as I picked up Brittany and Kiersten, we headed straight for the Marin Headlands. It can often times be a bit of a gamble when trying to capture photos of a low fog event, due to high-speed winds which sometimes results in the fog obscuring the view of the bridge completely, but this one couldn’t have gone any better.  It’s almost as if the fog wanted us to take photos of it, because we left the Marin Headlands more stoked than ever, with some awesome memories to boot. Top it off with some pizza to end the night, definitely making this a weekend for the books!

*Hope you all enjoyed the influx of Golden Gate Bridge photos for this blog post – can’t ever get enough of it!