Sunpocolypse.

I know that my friends in the Northeast have been hit by a snowstorm today.  But what a BEAUTIFUL day here in Austin!  The Butler hike and bike trail around Town Lake (oops, i mean Ladybird Lake) is always a nice destination, with loops of varying distances depending on which bridges you choose.  Last year the boardwalk on the southeast side of the lake was completed.  I set out today to walk the Mopac / I35 loop.  The Butler Hike and Bike Trail maps say that loop is 6.9 miles, but I must have dilly-dallied, because I logged a bit more.

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It was a simply lovely day.  I leave you with a few pics from my lap:

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Start/finish at Zilker.

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A view from the new Boardwalk.

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Congress Avenue bridge.

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Looking south towards the Zach Theater from the Pfluger bridge.

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A rower making way.

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A peek inside one of the boathouses on the north side of the lake.

I would love to be able to come down here every day.

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4 thoughts on “Sunpocolypse.

  1. I’m so glad you are having beautiful weather for your last week of your “job break” and living out in it!! You GO girl!!

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