Took the half day private tour with Rick on the day of our arrival in SF. He met us at our hotel in his Honda minivan and off we went. First to a great Italian take out on Columbus Ave and then on with the tour. We traveled form Knob Hill to Coit Tower to the Golden Gate and every where in between. We particlarly enjoyed the view form Lands End and the ice cream in Golden Gate Park. Rick has an excellant knowledge of the city and its history and obviously enjoys being your host. He is most accomodating and flexible. We also took his reommendations for eating and doing things on our own, such as Fillmore and Union Streets and were never disappointed. His advice about the drive to Carmel were right on. By the end of the 4 hour tour we were very comfortable in the city and ready to venture out on our own for the next 5 days.