NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

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NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eatkinson » Sat Mar 29, 2014 9:35 am

Hey!

I'm doing the USA trip from sept 6th :)

Excited but would be great to find others who will doing it as well as I'm a little nervous!

Emma
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby emms99 » Wed Apr 23, 2014 8:43 am

Woo!! Your no longer alone! Also an Emma too! :D Are you solo traveling too?
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eatkinson » Wed Apr 23, 2014 11:22 am

Fab news! I'm a solo traveller (first timer as well!) ... 23 from England :) So excited for the trip and the places we're going to! Are you arriving just in time for the tour? I get in a few days earlier so I can spend a couple of days in SF if you're around?
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby emms99 » Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:59 am

Me too, well at least I won't be the only first timer then! Starting to feel like a stalker now! 22 from England. I know it's going to be amazing, I can't wait for September!

I wish :( I'm on my placement year at uni, my last day is the 5th, so fly out on the 6th or late 5th depending on flight times.
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eatkinson » Sat Apr 26, 2014 6:39 am

Oh no! You'll have to let me know when you've booked a flight and if you arrive earlier than when we meet for the tour, we could meet up and have a nosey around SF together? So many questions haha ... I won't bombard you with them all at once! Are you taking a rucksack? And are you travelling on anywhere else after? So happy I've found someone else on the tour, I was beginning to think I'd be the only one :)
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eva » Tue Jul 01, 2014 11:47 am

Hey,

I'm doing the San Francisco to New Orleans trip from 6th September 2014.

I'm not 100% sure but I think that we gonna be on the same trip the first 16 days.

It's my 3rd trip with G and I'm reallllly looking forward too.... :D

Where are you going to stay in SF?

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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby emms99 » Tue Jul 01, 2014 1:15 pm

Hi Eva,

Starting to feel this could be a big girlie trip ha.

Yeah you are, it mentions on our New Orleans info that you'll have a farewell dinner :)

How are they? Found a few bad reviews out there, but it didn't put me off.

I'm staying at the Oakland near the airport, went the easy option :) what about you?
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eatkinson » Tue Jul 01, 2014 4:34 pm

Hey girls!

It's getting close now, didn't realise it was joined with another trip - should be fun though! I asked STA who else was on the trip and at the time it was 6boys and 6girls, nice to have a mix.

I haven't booked any accommodation yet, I get there a few days before so planning on staying in a hotel a couple of nights and then booking into the HI hostel on fishermans wharf for a few days :) Are either of you arriving early or have any plans to travel after?

I read some bad reviews for STA, actually lots but not heard much about GAdventures thankfully, it must be good if it's your third trip Eva?

Emma x
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eatkinson » Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:55 am

Hey girls,

Not long to go now! Thinking about booking some tickets for Alcatraz, apparently they sell out?! Just wondered, if either of you were getting into San Fran early you'd want to come with me?

E
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby emms99 » Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:50 am

Just having a nosey at it now, and lots of people complaining they didn't get tickets because they were sold out!!! Best get booking. I land around 1ish on Friday (5th), so might be ok for 3:50 set off or early bird it on Saturday?
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eatkinson » Sun Jul 27, 2014 1:20 pm

I don't seem to be notified anymore - sorry for the delay! Saturday mornings probably best? If you flights anything like mine is then it's very loonng! However, if you fancy having a nosey round San Fran when you arrive then I'll be up for that? I'm staying in a hotel a couple of nights then heading to the USA hostel, so should be central for a meet up?
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby emms99 » Mon Jul 28, 2014 5:34 am

No worries :) I agree, gives us all day to look around :) mines not too bad, 16 hours with a stop in Paris. Yeah you should know a few good places to visit and look around by then :) central is easy enough to get to. What are you planning on doing with your bag on Saturday morning? Don't want to take mine to Alcatraz if I don't have to, but they don't seem to have lockers in the stations anymore?
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eatkinson » Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:55 am

Haha we can hope, if not we can find some fab places to go to for the day! What time do you fancy going to Alcatraz? I was thinking of booking in the next few days! I'm hoping I'll be able to leave my bag at the hostel I'm staying at or the one we start the tour at?! I don't want to carry around a rucksack all day, not one that size anyway haha :)
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby emms99 » Fri Aug 01, 2014 4:26 am

I was thinking of going for the 10:30 one, just gives me time to get back from my hotel and hopefully find somewhere to store our stuff. Yeahhh I never thought of the hotel we're going to be staying at, I hope they look after it for us. Going to book my ticket soon too, don't want to miss out :)

Here have a look at this http://www.pier39.com/home/pier-info/fr ... questions/
if $5 to store our bags, and it's meant to be a 10 min walk from pier 33 for Alcatraz :D
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eva » Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:36 pm

Hey,

sry that I didn't answer.

The trips with g-adventures were awesome. I met a lot of nice people and the guides were great.

I'll arrive in SF at 21.10 on Friday 05th of September and I gonna stay at the HI San Francisco Downtown because it's in the same street as our departing Hotel. So hopefully I can store my bags in the "Starting" Hotel on Saturday.

Did you already book the tickets for Alcatraz? I really want to see that too.

xEvax
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