• Public Gallery  • Help  
• Join Now!  • Log In  • Feature Tour
 Barkley Yarborough | Home > 
SAN DIEGO - NOVEMBER 2008
Lea and I spent the weekend of November 22nd in San Diego, a favorite city to visit once a year or so.  

The weather, and light for photography, was foggy the first evening and next morning, but got lighter and more pleasant every hour thereafter.

Questions or comments to: colbb06@gmail.com

<><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>
Date(s): November 22/24, 2008. Album by BB Yarborough. Photos by ©2008 B.B. Yarborough. 1 - 29 of 29 Total. 6040 Visits.
Start SlideshowSelect images and click to download to your computerSend Email of Selected Photos 
Enlarge photo 1
1
This is the largest luxury liner I have ever seen, docked at the pier within blocks of the city center.

Enlarge photo 2
2
The man walking gives some perspective as to size.

Enlarge photo 3
3
Typical high rise residences in the center of the city.

Enlarge photo 4
4
View from our balcony on the 7th floor, looking  toward the Coronado Bay Bridge.

Enlarge photo 5
5
Sun sinks behind fog bank on first evening.  Looking toward Coronado Island across San Diego Bay.

Enlarge photo 6
6
Tourist boat and pleasure craft cruises bay in last light of day.  Two towers of the landmark Hotel del Coronado visible in upper right.

Enlarge photo 7
7
More tourist pass condos next to the old ferry landing on Coronado.

Enlarge photo 8
8
Night view from room, with lights on Coronado bridge beginning to show.

Enlarge photo 9
9
Early next morning, a gathering of Ford Mustangs and fans in the harbor area at foot of San Diego.

Enlarge photo 10
10
Early morning view from hotel looking across bay to Coronado.

Enlarge photo 11
11
A commercial ship, a tanker I think, entering the bay.

Enlarge photo 12
12
Anchored at the North Island Navy Base, the USS Yukon, T-AO 202, a Navy replenishment (oiler) ship.

Enlarge photo 13
13
Driveway leaving the hotel, more high rise residences, common to the downtown San Diego area.

Enlarge photo 14
14
From main entrance of Marriott, looking toward downtown.

Enlarge photo 15
15
Much the same as when I was a Boot in 1943 the huge grinder (parade deck) at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, formerly named Marine Corps Base.

Enlarge photo 16
16
The buildings along the grinder have been placed in the National Register of Historic Places, by the Dept. of The Interior.

Enlarge photo 17
17
Sun sets behind Point Loma on second day of our stay.

Enlarge photo 18
18
Looks like Pineapple has arrived from the Pacific.

Enlarge photo 19
19
Near dusk on second day, the Marina behind the hotel loaded with private boats.

Enlarge photo 20
20
Sunset across the bay reflects on the Marriott's glass panels.

Enlarge photo 21
21
Sun almost disappears behind Point Loma.

Enlarge photo 22
22
The last of tonight's sunset.

Enlarge photo 23
23
Day is done, time for cocktails on the boat.

Enlarge photo 24
24
For a few bucks, dine at Roy's patio on the beach walk behind the hotel.

Enlarge photo 25
25
Boats fill the Marina on a much brighter second morning.

Enlarge photo 26
26
As we were about to check out, a Navy ship heads into the bay.

Enlarge photo 27
27
The crew seen midship indicate size of the vessel.

Enlarge photo 28
28
Aft portion of ship.

Enlarge photo 29
29
The USS Sampson, DDG 102, a guided missile destroyer.

 
 Select All.  
 
Album Properties. Email Album. Send Invitation. Add to Website. Share URL