In San Francisco and the Bay Area,it’s just something that is fun and useful.
Try strolling around with attaching the Google Maps and the Street View.Let’s do it!
Kyoko actually visited and covered this story on-the-spot.
The bike shaped racks in red and green are put along the main street. When you go to shops or restaurants along the street, you can park your bike with a chain locked to the rack. Even without using the rack feature, it is an interesting object itself.
It’s a vegetable garden on the wall. Water seems to flow regularly from the top through the base and vegetables grow happily. Celery, chives, and herbs have been growing. How about the wall garden idea for residents living in limited space in urban areas?
The pub serves a variety of drinks and cafeteria style meals. It has been operated by the same owner since its opening in 1947. The eye-catching commercial painting and wording are on the entire wall facing the streets. It can’t be missed.
It’s a shopping cart for a mother with a child. A child can sit in comfortably between a handle a mother pushes and its front basket. A Mother can do necessary shopping easily since a child has fun as if he/she rides a go-cart.
A Tattoo is far from a fashion statement and does not give a very good impression in Japan. America, where a tattoo expo is held, has the completely different definition and tattoo is a sense of art.
Not only domestic tourists but also foreign tourists from all over the world flock to San Francisco. Any starting point for cable car routes is crowded with tourists in order to catch a cable car. This sign catches your eyes while you are waiting. It is obvious at a glance that what you need to be careful for during the cable car ride. Since the sign uses pictures, there is no problem for tourist to understand it.
Generally, you park your car to the right or left of a gas pump depending on which side your car has a fuel cap because a gasoline hose is short. It’s not unusual that a same line is long and crowded although it depends on what kind of cars are there. Therefore, this sign informs you that the hose can reach your gas cap from either side of a car.