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Chinatown San Fran: Chinatown San Francisco retains its aura as an exotic place for a traveler to encounter

Chinatown San Francisco retains its aura as an exotic place for a traveler to encounter. At first, this does not seem so. If you enter Chinatown at the fabled gate, Grant and Bush, the initial two blocks seem to be lined with memento shops that will never end, although some of the merchandise in jade, ivory, porcelain, and silk is special. At the point where red lanterns become the d├ęcor across the street, the scene........ read more