Large Stone Carving – Early Ming Dynasty - 1761
The InterContinental Mark Hopkins.
The Powell-Market Cable Car Turntable at the southern end of Powell Street.
Colorful and tasty macaroons on sale outside the ferry building.
Boccalone’s “salumi cone”.
The Cowgirl Creamery Cheese Shop at the Ferry Building.
The South African’s attempting to break through the Fijian defense.
The unfortunate side-effect of returning to California on the eve of a work day…
Beach views along Cambria’s boardwalk.
The Assembly Room in Casa Grande.
On the right is Mr Hearst’s modest closet.
The main library was “intended for Mr. Hearst’s guests, houses more than 4,000 books, and also showcases one of the Castle’s most treasured collections: 150 ancient Greek vases, all more than two thousand years old.” (link)
The gothic suite on “Hearst Castle’s third floor consists of W. R. Hearst’s private space, in addition to some of his most treasured collections and sacred objects.” (link)
The Roman Pool is “Modeled after ancient Roman baths, this meticulously detailed, majestic pool is tiled from ceiling to floor, and features marble copies of eight ancient Greek and Roman deities and athletes”. (link)