In The Alley

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The alleys in San Francisco’s Chinatown are a treasure trove for photography. I went down Ross Alley in search of a fortune cookie factory I had read about a while back, but couldn’t remember its exact location; with several stops to ask for help, I was directed down this alley of wonders. Gated doors, fire escapes leading down from wonderful old windows (yes, the fire escapes excited me), a stream of people with carts and grocery bags filled with the day’s produce from the nearby street markets, using the alley as a thruway from one street to the next, the Parker Hotel.

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And The Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory

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About Angeline M

Love to travel, read, garden. I am a nurse case manager working in Disease Management. Photos of locations visited are personal file photos.
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30 Responses to In The Alley

  1. Dalo 2013 says:

    Agree the alley is almost more impressive than the factory ~ although I have to admit a two person team running the factory is just great… Cheers to a great day!

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  2. Patti Kuche says:

    Wonderful sense of energy in your vibrant shots Angeline!

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  3. Great shots, Angeline. A Fortune Cookie Factory sounds very interesting. 🙂

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  4. bulldog says:

    It looks the perfect place for a photographer who can, like you… no birds so I’d probably make a mess of it….

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  5. Janet Hale says:

    Beautiful Captures

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  6. Cool. That looks like Hong Kong.

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  7. thirdeyemom says:

    Beautiful Angeline! I would love to walk around Chinatown and go crazy with my camera!

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  8. mariagatling says:

    Agree! That’s a great area for photographers and you captured it beautifully!

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  9. Love all 3 photos! There was a time I took many photos of laundry – such fabulous colours!
    Alison

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  10. Wow. Amazing. I’m already curious to see more!!

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  11. Loved Chinatown in SF when I visited there a couple of years back. Thanks for bringing back the memories – nice shots..saludos!

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  12. Lovely photos with strong colours and good composition. I look forward to the cookie factory tour. 🙂

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  13. suej says:

    Looks an interesting area….

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  14. cindy knoke says:

    Fabulous fotos & place~

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  15. Nice photos. Will you be taking us on a tour of the cookie factory?

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