Okay, we didn’t walk the whole way, but we stopped for many short walks along the way from Santa Rosa to Sacramento. Suisun City We started on Hwy 12 from home and tried to stay with it as much as we could. We hadn’t known there was a real Suisun City but we found it.Continue reading “Walking from Suisun City to Sacramento”
The rain-date did not prove to have better weather than the original date for our Spring Lake walk. But it had one advantage—with fewer people, it was very quiet. This popular park can be noisy with events and chatting walkers.
Last Sunday became a day of colors and raptors as we got closer to Bodega Bay. Along Hwy 1 near the town of Bodega, where a fire took out a few acres last summer, the lanky eucalyptus had glowing golden leaves and black scorched trunks. We turned onto Bay Hill Rd, a bumpy winding road,Continue reading “New Trails at Bodega Head”
Go to the mountains? For a flat walk? Yes, isn’t California incredible? Last weekend we went north to the mountains. After several hours on the nerve-grinding, mind-numbing Hwy 5, a snow-topped mountain appeared. It was Mt. Shasta, the sign of a more geographically interesting place.
2014 update – Lake Sonoma is open again – including camping. $3/vehicle charge will be instituted for parking to help defray costs. For more information, click US Corps of Engineers announcement. 2013 update – due to sequester, much of Lake Sonoma area is closed, including Visitor Center and Overlook. Click SF District for more informationContinue reading “Taking a Stroll at Lake Sonoma”