Irony on Alcatraz

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by Hali Riggleman

Photo taken on my trip to California earlier this month. We visited Alcatraz on a night tour, giving me some perfect light to work with while waiting for the ferry to transport us back to Pier 39. The water tower reads: "PEACE AND FREEDOM HOME OF THE FREE" Which is ironic, because I think the only thing free on Alcatraz Island were the seagulls.

Location: Alcatraz Island, San Fransisco, CA, United States

 

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