Some of our hikes our adventures, some are exploring and some are just a long trek to the outdoors. Then there was our hike on Saturday. Taking a rare afternoon start we headed to Castro Valley's Five Canyon Open Space for one of the more unusual hikes we have taken.
So imagine parking in a residential street then a fe shirt steps later you are delving into brush with spiders and the occasional sly glimpse of a deer on the trail. Above the steady drone of cars traveling on Interstate 580 fills the air. Yes it was a weird moment as we headed into a wilderness carved out next to suburbia.
It was a short hike for us, and I really didn't take that many photographs. But the ones I did make it have an almost disturbing uneasiness to them. They look out of place, more imagined than discovered on the trail.
I think Mount Diablo is calling for my next hike, wash out these brooding images from my mind and back to the splendor of the trail.