Kerrie's Blog: Wordless Wednesday - Alcatraz last Sunday

Wordless Wednesday - Alcatraz last Sunday

I was in SF over the weekend and made it a point to visit Alcatraz as I've never done it before but always wanted to. The audio tour and history that island experienced was so worth it and I recommend it to anyone. It was mid to high 70's the entire trip and sailboats galore in the Bay.  I snapped this shot on our ferry ride back.


Kerrie La Guardia
Community Manager


Comment balloon 27 commentsKerrie La Guardia • November 02 2011 04:02PM


Kerrie: What a great photo; especially from a moving ferry. Will have to put it on our list of places to visit when we retire.


Posted by Carl Winters over 8 years ago

That is an awesome picture! Seems like such a waste to have such waste on a beautiful island!

Posted by Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator (Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - over 8 years ago

That is a great phot Kerrie.  I'm glad you enjoyed your trip to California and I agree that the Alcatraz tour is a must-see.

Posted by Vic Steele, Broker/Consultant (Vic Steele, Broker CA BRE 01349863) over 8 years ago

I have done that tour and thought it was mesmerizing! Great Photo

Posted by Holly Weatherwax, A Great Real Estate Experience ( Associate Broker, Momentum Realty) over 8 years ago

What a beautiful shot.  It looks so professional. :) Gail

Posted by Gail C. Harris, Reach the BEACH with Gail C. Harris (cell: 703.868 (Resource Network, LLC SFR, AHWD, ACRE, SMAR Board Director) over 8 years ago

Hi Kerri, What a great photo. You are quite the Tack Sharp shooter. Love that expression, hehehe. When are you going to join the ActiveRainPhotoBlogger group? We would love your great photoblog posts.

Posted by William Johnson, Retired Real Estate Professional (Retired) over 8 years ago


            That is a great picture. I hope you had fun I too love SF and the close by wine area! You make me want to hop on a plane and go!

Posted by Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert over 8 years ago

It is a very interesting place with a lot of history. They also say it is haunted! So I was told.

Posted by William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No. (WHISPERING PINES REALTY) over 8 years ago

I just knew you'd love that your Kerrie. As I mentioned in your other post, I took the tour years ago and was totally intrigued by it. Glad you had a great time too. And the photo came out great as well.

Posted by Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor (Helping people in transition) over 8 years ago

The cells were so tiny and it was so weird to think of all who have passed through.  The pictures of the warden and officers looked cold as ice man!

Posted by Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain! (ActiveRain, Community Manager) over 8 years ago

That's wonderful composition in that photo, Kerrie!  Love the flag in the foreground with the island in the background.  Alcatraz was one of those places you wouldn't want to spend much time at, had you been a prisoner.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) over 8 years ago

Kerrie, what a great shot, I love the American Flag, symbol of freedom in the foreground!

Posted by Ellen Caruso (Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty) over 8 years ago

Kerrie, that a good shot there. I would have enjoyed the Ferry ride more than the Island. It has always had a strange vibe. The waters around it are also treacherous as the waves come in unhampered through the Golden Gate. We use to cruise those waters. It is so beautiful out in the bay. Glad you had a good time and I love that shot with the colors flying!

Posted by Jeanean Gendron, Specializing in Selling Unique Properties (The Address Realty) over 8 years ago

Nice shot Kerrie, the cells are ridiculously small and there is no privacy at all.

Posted by Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally (RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 ) over 8 years ago

Kerrie .....I would love to visit there one day ........

Have a Great Night!
Go Vols!

Posted by Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro (Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954) over 8 years ago

Kerrie I took one of the first tours of Alcatraz when it first opened to the public.  I also would highly recommend a tour for anyone who has not been there before.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) over 8 years ago

That is an outstanding shot, Kerrie!  Glad you were able to come down and enjoy some of our Fall sun.  I toured Alcatraz about four years ago.  Really interesting place!

Posted by Ed Gillespie (WealthWise Mortgage Planning, a Division of American Pacific Mortgage Corporation NMLS #1850) over 8 years ago

I've never been there either.  Sounds like an interesting tour though and that photo is a real winner!  

Posted by 1~Judi Barrett, BS Ed, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK (Integrity Real Estate Services 118 SE AVE N, Idabel, OK 74745) over 8 years ago

Very neat!!! I need to do that tour next time I go to SF.... Glad you had fun.. :)

Posted by Stacey Smith, Your Orange County Beach Cities Realtor (Keller Williams Realty) over 8 years ago

Hi Kerrie.  I love San Francisco.  I haven't been there for a while.  What a nice shot.

Posted by Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers (The Flooring Girl) over 8 years ago

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh to be young again! Kerrie, you are such a jet setter... 

Posted by Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker! (Fathom Realty Washington LLC) over 8 years ago


We've spent some time on The Bay and share your appreciation. A day in the 70's there is considered a heat wave,lol. Glad you had a perfect day for your visit.


Posted by Steve, Joel & Steve A. Chain (Chain Real Estate Investments & Mortgage, Steve & Joel Chain) over 8 years ago

You obviouosly got a lot of practise in Italy. Great shot. I have only seen it from the shore and in the movies.

Posted by Charlie Ragonesi, Homes - Big Canoe, Jasper, North Georgia Pros ( over 8 years ago

Pretty darn cool...........I have never seen the of these days!

Posted by Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor (Charles Rutenberg Realty) over 8 years ago

I bet that was very interesting! Your photo is fabulous! 

Posted by Joni Bailey, Your Huntsville / Lake Livingston Area REALTOR® (101 Main St. Realty) over 8 years ago


I visited The Rock about 6 years ago. I broke the rules and reached down and picked up a small "rock." It sit's in my home office. Hee Hee.

Posted by Greg Nino, Houston, Texas (RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP) over 8 years ago


            Thanks so much for taking care of me like always. Thanks for stopping my by blog I figured you would like the picture. Take care my friend and have an awesome week!

Posted by Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert over 8 years ago