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Peace, Love & Reincarnation

I’ve been watching a documentary series on CNN called The SixtiesIt’s a ten-part look at the influence the 1960s had on American culture and society, with episodes devoted to topics such as the Cold War, JFK’s assassination, the Space Race, and Vietnam. 870 more words

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Traveling USA- San Francisco- Day Two

Our second day in San Francisco and we had a little lie in before setting off towards Haight-Ashbury (literally the intersection of roads called Haight and Ashbury and yes American city planning makes so much more sense than anywhere in Europe), which is a more alternative area (certainly compared to Pier 39), pretty much every other shop was selling weed and also some guy offered me some in the park later on too.   344 more words

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San Francisco: Haight-Ashbury

Haight-Ashbury is a district of San Francisco located in the outer stretches of the city, near. Golden Gate Park and best known for its hippie sub-culture. 387 more words

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A Slice of Adventure: San Francisco Part 2

Remember in my last San Fran post I said how desperate we were for Alcatraz tickets? Well we wanted it so badly we endured a 4am, I repeat a 4am wake up call. 469 more words

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Security Guard Stabbed While Chasing Shoplifting Suspect Out Of San Francisco Whole Foods Store

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A suspected shoplifter stabbed a security guard who chased him out of a grocery store in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood Monday morning, a police spokesman said. 170 more words

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Fashion Soup for the Sartorial Soul: Hood Life (The Haight)

The Hood: Haight Ashbury

For most, San Francisco’s iconic Haight Ashbury district instantly evokes images of dirty hippies, liberal peace and love, wearing flowers in your hair and last but not least –– a rebellious abundance of Mary Jane. 899 more words

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