While you may not know it by name, San Francisco’s Lombard Street is often touted as the “Crookedest Street in the World”. But Lombard Street wasn’t always that way. Back in the early 1900′s it was just another residential street in the San Francisco hills, with the one exception that it had a 27% grade, which made it all but impossible for most vehicles to climb.
on the hills of San Francisco
A picture of curiosity, a young giraffe gets its close-up at Germany's Frankfurt Zoo. Giraffes live on the African savannah south of the Sahara. These mild-mannered animals are an eye-popping sight because of the beauty of their coats and their size, especially if they are peering into a second-story window
What an adorable face!