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San Francisco: Insider Travel Guide

( CNN) San Francisco is small by metropolitan touchstones, a compact swath of rambunctious hills, windswept bays and rainbow-colored Victorian residences. But it’s heard enough turbulence for a town twice its size.

And it’s been the adopted dwelling of innumerable seismic social — and geological — movements.

As a upshot, San Francisco is a crossroads of exchange and counterculture, suffused with noir moodiness as well as Gold Rush bravado.

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