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We met Kathy at Harevry Milk Plaza and commenced our tour once the others had arrived. Kathy is very informative and was a great guide. The impact Harvey Milk made on a community in such a short time is staggering. One of the most poignant things was when we saw where the AIDS quilt was made and Kathy explained how big it is and how it is currently stored. She is correct the quilt needs to be in a museum.
I had visited the Castro previously and just knew I was missing something. This tour highlighted all of the things that I missed that first time. We learned so much about the Castro culture and history.
This was the highlight of our trip to San Francisco. Kathy was very knowledgeable and entertaining! You will receive a first hand account from someone who has been truly involved in the Castro culture. I would recommend the tour to anyone gay, straight or otherwise as it will really open your eyes to the drive for equality in America and the history of San Fran. Thanks again Kathy!
Kathy is a superb guide, warm, knowledgable and clearly passionate about her subject. For a gay man of a certain age, finally seeing the locations where so much history took place was both fascinating Nd in readily moving.
We highly recommend this tour! It was both educational and inspirational. Tour guide did an excellent job!!!! Thank you.
Our tour guide Cathy was so great. First, everyone could 'hear' her. Sometimes tour guides are not cognizant of that little detail. Cathy brought to light much of Castro history I was never aware of (as a Floridian) and even gave details she knew of it's future, the street project in progress, along with the plaques to be imbedded. The Harvey Milk history Cathy provided enhanced, for me, what I had seen in the movie 'Milk'. Now I want to see it again having my knew found knowledge. The elementary school mosaics and their representation of equality - hope for a more tolerant upcoming generation - was not only inspiring -- I would have not known they even existed had Cathy's tour not led us down the street they were on. On and on, there's so much to mention. The tour is a 'must do' for the open-minded visiting SF. Bill and Ramon
Kathy leads an informative, even emotionally moving, tour of the Castro district. Her tales, the memorials and sites tell an uplifting story of historical tragedy, courage, dedication and accomplishment in America's humanity.
Kathy was a natural, well informed and caring tour guide in this great area. I fell for the area big time!!!
This was a wonderful experience! Kathy is an incredibly warm person and is very knowledgeable! I learned a lot and had a great time!!
Fantastic tour. Tour guide Kathy was excellent - very knowledgable about the district and it's history, warm and very entertaining. Highly recommend this tour to everyone!
What a great tour! Kathy made her neighborhood come alive, relating the history in stories that helped understanding of the people. She was quick to recommend places in the neighborhood for deeper exploration as well as great places to eat and drink. I would do this one again!
Despite it being a cosy 2 people private tour, it was such a wonderful and interesting tour. Kathy is everything that is right with humanity. It's very hard not to fall in love with her. She was brilliant, funny and knew her stuff. Highly reccomend the tour. Cheers!
Daniel L- Sydney, Australia
Kathy was an awesome tour guide. We had so much fun! This is a great tour and I would recommend it even to those who live in SF.
This was a fantastic tour! highly educational and Kathy (tour guide) was wonderful!!