Category Archives: Hikes

French/Eucalyptus Trail Loop (Addendum)

At the end of this long, tome-like, four-part post, I said this: I found out that Zen Baby loves to be videoed: she is a real ham, irresistibly cute and as soon as I figure out how to compress the … Continue reading

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French/Eucalyptus Trail Loop (Part 4)

Eucalyptus trail is effing steep, which is both the worst thing about it and the best thing about it. On the one hand it’s a ball buster, heading straight up the hillside. (If you have respiratory or cardiac issues, don’t … Continue reading

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French/Eucalyptus Trail Loop (Part 3)

Wow, the description of this loop has taken a lot longer than I thought it would, if I had had a thought about how long it would take. Okay, so, we left off at the intersection of Tres Sendas and … Continue reading

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French/Eucalyptus Trail Loop (Part 2)

Okay. ¬†As I said before, this loop is my favorite after work hike. It’s beautiful, strenuous and, at the end, there are a lot of dogs and people that Lucy and me know. And by the time we get there, … Continue reading

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French/Eucalyptus Trail Loop (Part 1)

Oakland was discovered some years ago, which means that the hills were also discovered, and the places I liked to go to get away are not so getaway-ish anymore. This is what has happened to Redwood Regional Park. I first … Continue reading

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Phillips Loop-Post Rain

Finally, the rain let up enough for me and Lucy to take a walk in Redwood Regional Park. Today it was Phillips Loop, because I didn’t have the juice to do a heartier walk.

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