Monday, 17 September 2012
Today, I went to the Rock. Alcatraz is probably the most famous and well known prison in the world.
I have seen lots of movies featuring it, so it was great to step on the island and see what is left of it with my own eyes and step through the cell blocks. The only problem is that I did not have enough time, you need to plan at least half a day for it but better more to really see and take in everything, despite a lot of it being in ruins.
I have enjoyed my time there and unlike the prisoners there, felt I needed more time on the island and would like to return.
There is a lot of history and myth behind the walls so it should be on anyone's list of things to see while in San Francisco.