San Francisco: Lombard Street

Lombard Street is also known as crooked street due to its curves and turns.  See how these cars form a zigzag path?

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For those wondering why the street was made this way, it’s because it’s so steep that it became a severe safety hazard, and so in the 1920’s, a property owner in the area suggested the scenic switchbacks.  And scenic it was, as the houses there were all charmingly designed.

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It was summer when we visited this place so the street was abloom with flowers, and the flower-lover in me happily snapped photos of colorful hydrangea, roses, etc.

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I don’t know what these flowers are called since we don’t have these in the Philippines, but I find them so pretty.

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My friend and I also had fun taking pictures of ourselves among the flowers.  Here’s a collage of her photos of me.

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Aside from seeing all those lovely flowers, Lombard Street also gave us these views.

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To learn more about Lombard Street, click HERE.

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