This is the largest luxury liner I have ever seen, docked at the pier within blocks of the city center.
The man walking gives some perspective as to size.
Typical high rise residences in the center of the city.
View from our balcony on the 7th floor, looking toward the Coronado Bay Bridge.
Sun sinks behind fog bank on first evening. Looking toward Coronado Island across San Diego Bay.
Tourist boat and pleasure craft cruises bay in last light of day. Two towers of the landmark Hotel del Coronado visible in upper right.
More tourist pass condos next to the old ferry landing on Coronado.
Night view from room, with lights on Coronado bridge beginning to show.
Early next morning, a gathering of Ford Mustangs and fans in the harbor area at foot of San Diego.
Early morning view from hotel looking across bay to Coronado.
A commercial ship, a tanker I think, entering the bay.
Anchored at the North Island Navy Base, the USS Yukon, T-AO 202, a Navy replenishment (oiler) ship.
Driveway leaving the hotel, more high rise residences, common to the downtown San Diego area.
From main entrance of Marriott, looking toward downtown.
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.
The buildings along the grinder have been placed in the National Register of Historic Places, by the Dept. of The Interior.
Sun sets behind Point Loma on second day of our stay.
Looks like Pineapple has arrived from the Pacific.
Near dusk on second day, the Marina behind the hotel loaded with private boats.
Sunset across the bay reflects on the Marriott's glass panels.
Sun almost disappears behind Point Loma.
The last of tonight's sunset.
Day is done, time for cocktails on the boat.
For a few bucks, dine at Roy's patio on the beach walk behind the hotel.
Boats fill the Marina on a much brighter second morning.
As we were about to check out, a Navy ship heads into the bay.
The crew seen midship indicate size of the vessel.
Aft portion of ship.
The USS Sampson, DDG 102, a guided missile destroyer.