Welcome to Bay Wanderer

Bay Wanderer is a visual tour of San Francisco as seen through the lens of a Bay Wanderer. The Apple iOS app is your guide to the most popular, as well as the not so well-known, places in the Bay Area.

About the Bay Area

The “Bay Area” is comprised of four regions in Northern California: San Francisco County, Marin County, the East Bay, and South Bay (Silicon Valley).

About Ed Penano

I’m Bay Area born and raised. Grew up all over NorCal and graduated from SF State. In my free time, I like coding and designing mobile applications, running, photography, video games, and wandering around.


Lotta’s Fountain

“Meet me at the cast-iron fountain.” Located at the intersection of Market St. and Geary and Kearny is Lotta’s Fountain. After the great quake of 1908, San Francisco residents would meet at Lotta’s Fountain, to make sure friends and family were alright. Nowadays, its become an historical landmark which adorns the streets of San Francisco.

Peace Pagoda | Japan Town

The Peace Pagoda in Japantown is a concrete stupa, a Buddhist monument, designed to provide focus and inspire peace. Designed by noted Japanese modernist architect Yoshiro Taniguchi, the Peace Pagoda was presented to San Francisco in 1968 but its sister city Osaka, Japan.


For inquiries:

Phone: (669) 243-7294
Email: edpenano [at] gmail [dot] com