We started walking downhill, hiked on the uppermost part of Big Trail, then going down to the Quarry, towards Lake Anza. Trail length is approximately .57 miles. We stopped for awhile to absorb the fantastic view from above.
Placed the camera on top of a rock and tried several times to get the settings and position right before we finally got this photo. I didn't want to give up, it was a nice place to hang out for awhile anyway.
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The photo above makes me think of Christmas.
A young pine tree barely reaches knee level.
Always can't resist pretty flowers.
Try to locate the lizard below.
Eastern Bluebird - “The eastern bluebird (Sialia sialis) is a small bird found in open woodlands, farmlands, and orchards. This species measures 16–21 cm long, spans 25–32 cm...