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Aug '10

22

Point Reyes

Eric taking pictures off Chimney Rock

Our exploration for this weekend was up to Point Reyes. This is a cool area north of San Francisco with a decent amount to explore. We went first to the western side where there is an old light house. The light house was closed to visitors when we arrived, but it was still neat to see it. Also, there were a ton of whales just beyond the lighthouse spouting and flipping their tails up. We… (more)

Aug '10

7

The Dish

This is what most of the route looked like. Lots of yellow grain.

Today we went out to a place called The Dish. It is private property owned by Stanford University, but they allow the public to walk a paved path through it. There are a large number of big satellite dishes as well as some animals living in the reserve. There are some steep hills, but plenty of people were walking and jogging through today. The views are nice consisting of rolling yellow hills as well as… (more)

Aug '10

6

Baylands Park

Almost looks like a tropical island! Just Palo Alto.

One night last week Eric and I drove to Baylands Park in Palo Alto to check out the sunset. It is a huge swampy nature preserve/habitat protection area with trails, views, and animals. It is right at the bottom tip of the bay, too, so people can go in the water a bit. I would like to go back and walk around more of the property. We really only went to the dock and the… (more)