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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

3 Mules Do Some Sightseeing in San Francisco

Posted By on Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 8:08 AM

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And they hit all the usual tourist spots, including the Bay Bridge, Ferry Building and Pier 39. 

Over the weekend, residents spotted the famous 3 mules in San Francisco, doing what they do best — walking and taking in the scenery. 

According to, activist John Sears and his pack of mules took a little detour from the usual tourist traps and spent some time grazing in the Richmond District on Sunday. "Normally he travels with 3 mules (Little Girl, Lady and Pepper), but this time he had just two. One is currently lame and unable to travel. They were seen grazing on the 14th Avenue side of the Park Presidio greenbelt," the blog notes. 

As some of you may already know, 66-year-old Sears, aka "Mule", has been traveling with his pack for the past three decades, making stops through six western states. The purpose of all this travel: to call attention to the increasing trend of urban sprawl.

click to enlarge Not interested in the Ferry Building - 3MULES/FACEBOOK

And for those of you who can't get enough, there is a film coming: “Mule: Living on the Outside." Here's the trailer: 

3 Mules Documentary Work in Progress from John McDonald on Vimeo.

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