Per usual, I am very behind on photo editing and the associated blogging, but until the next entry in the Prague series, I wish you & yours a very happy holidays!
Sunday, 28 June 2009:
Given that this hike was nearly 3 months ago, I will let the photos tell the story of a lovely little walk Sarah & I did with our friend Linda. We were happy to see a fairly large number of late-season wildflowers blooming among the dry grasses covering the hillsides.
Wednesday, 29 April, 2009 (continued from here):
We woke up and finished packing our stuff, then after a quick breakfast, hit the road, destination Big Morongo Canyon. This preserve, located in Morongo Valley, was listed in “California Hiking” as an excellent birdwatching destination, and it was right on our way to Palm Springs, so we were eager to see what it was all about.
A multi-lingual welcome
Sunday, 5 April 2009:
A couple of weeks ago, finding myself flying solo due to Sarah being in a metalsmithing class, I decided to head north to Marin Headlands and wander around some of the parts I hadn’t been to in some time.
After a pretty drive across the Golden Gate, up Hawk Hill, and the dizzying descent toward Point Bonita, where it feels like you’re about to drive off the edge of the Earth, I parked at a turnout by some of the many abandoned military buildings dotting the hills here.
Sunday, April 29 in Chico, California: On Saturday after finishing the Top Hat Classic, I drove from Pleasanton to Auburn to meet my father Barry & sister Emily, then we drove to Chico, got registered, and set up camp at the fairgrounds. There was an interesting juxtaposition of country folk & cyclists with expensive steeds. At…