The nearby park

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  1. Elnrik

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    Just a little thread about nice places nearby.




    Edit: YouTube took down or lost the original video, and it was the only copy I had, so enjoy this video of my dog being a cat... at the park.
     
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    Who's a good dog! WHO'S A GOOD DOG!!
     
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    Taverius Smells like sausages

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    #nonoseunbooped

    I really should take pictures, my Moto z takes moderately crappy pictures but it's still gorgeous out here.

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    Winding hills.jpg This one is Winding Hills Park near my house... we love walking the dogs here.

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    I just Googled your location and realised that it's just north of Cinque Terre (I did the standard touristy stuff there several years ago). That coastline is gorgeous.
     
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    Wow, great stuff.

    Our local area (Chiltern Hills in the UK) is famous for bluebells at this time of year...


    My daughter's new best friend enjoying the woods...


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    Photo location is Portofino, in the park.

    As in "National Park" like Yellowstone but nobody said what kind of park so it totally counts :p

    I can see the photo location from my house and vice versa (is like 2px X 2px in the photo), the park extends all the way here to like a 5 minute walk away but the pretty part is near Portofino proper which is a 3 minute train ride away.

    You could drive but then it's 90m to park so ...
     
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    Ferry Point Park, under the Whitestone Bridge.
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    Fish and board
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    Whitestone Bridge, which connects the Bronx and Queens
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    Encountered a guy fishing under the bridge and helped him haul it in!
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    Here's a couple on the trail from Lake Minnewaska to Lake Awosting. Awesome easy hike (though about 9 miles round trip) minnewaska 1.jpg minnewaska2.jpg minnewaska 5jpg.jpg
     
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    on the daily walk around the lake we had a visitor, damn cell phone cameras suck.
     
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    There is a park nearby where I go biking most days. This city is built at the confluence of two rivers so there are a lot of river trails to ride on, both maintained gravel and the ad hoc dirt trails I prefer.

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    And there are places where people have handily "improvised" trails where they would otherwise not go. I'm too chicken to drive on these, and the picture does not do justice to just how steep this rail bed is.

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    Here are a couple from the latest hike. Other than a few wasp stings, it was a wonderful time... Beacon Trail 1 .jpg Beacon Trail 2 .jpg Beacon Trail 3 .jpg Beacon Trail 5 .jpg Beacon Trail 6 .jpg
     
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    It's been fairly rainy here, so it looks particularly good.
     
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    Blue Heron I believe, click to embiggen
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    Backyard this morning. That’s why it was a little chilly overnight...
     
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    That's awesome. I miss cold.
     
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    Cold is one thing I never miss. I guess I came to the right part of the world!

    (although I miss snow... everything about it except the temperature)
     
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