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I snapped this shot of Mt. Shasta while flying home the other day. Looks beautiful, huh?

An early Pan American Airways display

Did you know that the San Francisco airport houses an actual museum? Sandwiched in between International Terminal A and Terminal 1 is the Aviation Museum & Library. It’s amazing because a) it exists, b) it’s quiet, and c) the exhibits are really interesting. We only saw one traveler that knew of this secret oasis amidst SFO’s hustle and bustle. Not even we were traveling. We just stopped in to look at the exhibits (and weren’t disappointed).

Currently showing, among others: An exhibit on the China Clipper, the first transpacific passenger air service (ongoing), and an exhibit on airline brochures and advertisements (until August 2011). Read the rest of this entry »