Happy Hour at the Last Chance Saloon by TeresaB

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Located in Jack London Square in Oakland, California (USA), and yes, the slant of the bar is very real. I did not take this on an angle, and the floor is just as slanted as the bar. I nearly fell forward when I stepped down into the saloon. I’m not sure if they brought the saloon from Alaska, but they did bring part of the house that Jack London lived in while he was in Alaska. The tavern certainly looks like it should have been in Alaska and not in the city of Oakland!! Even though the bartender looks really serious, he was a very pleasant fellow!
Nikon D300 ~ 18-200mm lens

FEATURED:THE WORLD AS WE SEE IT, OR AS WE MISSED IT 9-21-10
MALE PHOTO AND ABOVE AND BEYOND PHOTOGRAPHY:THE WORLD AS WE SEE IT, OR AS WE MISSED IT 9-22-10
FEATURED:FREEDOM IN WORDS & ART 10-3-10
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bar, bartender, drink, jack london, lastchance saloon, teresa burnett

Comments

  • Nadya Johnson
    Nadya Johnsonalmost 4 years ago

    Cool! Memory lane, for me! Is Jack’s tiny cabin still beside the joint?? Great shot – hope you had a great time, too! He actually lived in Oakland for a time, thus the name of the area… although I’m sure it’s changed completely even since I saw it last (2004).

  • Thanks so much Nadya. Yes, his little cabin is still there. Really was a fun place to visit, but the slant of the saloon nearly had me on my face when I stepped down into the place!! LOL!!

    – TeresaB

  • vaggypar
    vaggyparalmost 4 years ago

    Lovely Work ..!!!

  • Thanks so very much Vaggy

    – TeresaB

  • trish725
    trish725almost 4 years ago

  • Thank you so very much Trish!! I’m so thrilled!!

    – TeresaB

  • ienemien
    ienemienalmost 4 years ago

  • icesrun
    icesrunalmost 4 years ago

    Wow how neat, you can feel like too many drinks without even one!! Great capture! Love it!

  • Thanks so much icesrun! You know, I never thought of it that way, but you are so right!! Great concept…tipsy inside the saloon…. totally sober as soon as you step out the door!! LOL!! I guess they should do this to the floor of all taverns!!

    – TeresaB

  • Ana Belaj
    Ana Belajalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful work,Teresa,anna

  • Oh, Anna, so sorry I’m so tardy here. Don’t know how I missed this one but I did! Thank you so very much my friend!

    – TeresaB

  • janeymac
    janeymacalmost 4 years ago

  • WOW!! Thank you so very much Jane! I’m honored and so very thrilled! The happy dance is starting now!!

    – TeresaB

  • Lanii  Douglas
    Lanii Douglasalmost 4 years ago
    Congratulations on being among our first features

    FEATURED IN ENVIRONMENTAL PORTRAITS 19 October 2010

  • WOW!! Thank you so very much Lanii!! I’m honored…. and very thrilled!!

    – TeresaB

  • Loree McComb
    Loree McCombalmost 4 years ago

    What a FUN place to go

  • Thanks so much Loree

    – TeresaB

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