The Carmel Mission Trail loops around a stream that meanders by vines and fallen trees. In short, it’s a jungle in there. Crews are currently cleaning up debris to reduce fire hazards during the dry season. The trail, itself, is soft with wood chips in most parts–easy on a dog’s paws.
The woods along the 35-acre Carmel Mission Trail in California remain a lush green during the dry season. Vines, including nasturtiums, hang from trees, leaving the hiker with the sense of look but don’t touch. Here are some shots I took yesterday, including the one above.
Took this shot from the top of Carmel Mission Trail–the underbrush is very dry even though there is ample greenery. The nearby Soberanes forest fire which consumed 57 homes and 100,00 acres of forest land was started by an illegal campfire on July 22. As recently as a week ago a tinge of smoke hungContinue reading “Dry but still green…”
I love walking on a path for the first time–one that meanders through the woods with the element of surprise a possibility at every turn. There is no better day to find a path than on a Monday, the start of the work week for many. So, until I run out of places, I willContinue reading “Monday’s Path…”