Monday, June 27, 2011

Oakland - Embarcadero Cove - June 12, '11

Walking Distance: 6.0 miles
Walking Time: 3 hrs., 43 min. (3:42 - 7:25 p.m.)
Start and End Point: street parking, diagonal space, on Embarcadero, near Embarcadero Cove, Oakland, CA

Today's second walk (part two of a two-part walk) in Oakland included a slight detour over the bridge into Alameda (to take a coffee shop break), and a stop into another artist's open studio in the Jingletown area of Oakland (near the Oakland Estuary). It was fun and interesting to see the mosaics in this area of town (just a few blocks off the Bay Trail), and to hear about the resurrection of the term Jingletown (a term coined several decades ago).

Wildlife Sightings:
17 sea gulls; 35 little brown jobs (LBJs); 3 pigeons; 1 chair; 2 crows; 2 hubcaps; 3 snowy egrets; 2 white butterflies/moths; 2 ducks; 1 tern; 1 old basketball; 2 mockingbirds; 1 black cat (wild) + 1 domestic cat (very nice, tame) one driveway over from Quinn's restaurant; 1 rusty screw

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