The Counter-culture is what comes to mind when I think of San Francisco, but more recently, the tech industry rises to the top. It used to be a place of beats, jazz-heads, hippies, punks, artists, activists, and all around freaks. While a lot of that counter-culture is gone, San Francisco is a beautiful city. The combination of the unique and colorful architecture and being surrounded by nature is hard to beat. You feel like you’re in a different time period sometimes or far removed from the rest of the U.S.

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