Alcatraz, San Francisco. Undeniably touristy. I went not expecting much more than a restored museum tourist trap polished off with gift shops and overpriced coffee and although the latter is a reality I have to say I was entirely blown away by the location and the story. The headset guided tour exceeded my initial cynical sigh as it was just so captivating to hear all the inmates and guards actual voices and their stories and the life that existed there. Well worth the 40 odd bucks and the ferry trip is stunning too, complete with a vista of the city and the Golden Gate bridge.
In the recreation yard I am wearing –