[imagebrowser id=71] 'Walking the buy levitra online bridge' around here generally means traversing the Golden Gate. It’s where the crowds are, but it also provides dramatic views, gale-force winds and a sense of history. There’s always something to see, whether in people-watching or out on the bay or toward the [...]
Just east of Oakland, the hills rise up over the East Bay and along those hills are a string of regional parks, many of which link up into something called the East Bay Skyline Trail. I have to admit that I had never heard of this trail, but that's insignificant. [...]
For the second time in as many months, I hiked through a park and spotted an archery range. Previous to that, I don't think I had seen an actual archery site in decades. Maybe it's making a comeback? Archery today can be very high-end, with equipment costing well into the [...]
Castle Rock is actually "Castle Rocks," to be more accurate. It is the series of post-volcanic rock masses that have formed adjacent to Mount Diablo State Park. From the marked trails, you can see the huge formations towering overhead, but for a better treat, head off trail and go explore the rocks and caves up close.
On a windy ridge line, I could faintly make out Mount Tam, Mount Diablo and even the Sierras. Some days, the view up high on a hike around here can be fog-shrouded and spotty, but not Saturday, a day that was picture-perfect.
Las Trampas in the hills, and the site of a legendary playwright's not-quite-final chapter.