Category Archives: Austin

Southern Walnut Creek Trail | Austin, Texas

It was my first time riding my bike through the Southern Walnut Creek Trail.  A sparkling new ribbon of pathway has opened in Austin during Summer of 2014. It serves up nearly 10 miles of separated-from-the-road pedaling bliss between Govalle Park … Continue reading

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Sad Eeyore is lonely at Eastwoods Park | Austin, Texas

  In commemoration, Eastwoods Park features a charming donkey sculpture by local artist Bob Coffee.    Eeyore’s Birthday Party began in 1963 at Eastwoods Park as a spring party and picnic for Department of English students at the University of Texas … Continue reading

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Sneakers Hanging on a Wire

I always thought that shoes are hanging on the wires were a cool fad until I learned something different. In many communities, one can see a pair of shoes swinging on power lines. This practice is called shoe tossing, and … Continue reading

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Hey You, Creatures!

I just subscribed AllTrails once again.  The last time I subscribed it was like 5 years ago.  I was not really active in these Austin parks then.  Now I do.  Before I start my road tripping adventures in the Fall … Continue reading

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A surprising discovery that I never knew about!

After refreshing up from work, I decided “why not, I’m going to Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park to check out on a new bridge if it was completed yet”.  It was indeed! This project is building a new trail portion on … Continue reading

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Roaming Balconies District Park with my flip flops

Balcones District Park offers an interesting hike because of the diverse habitats in the short length it covers – because, of the beautiful marriage of nature and suburbia. The trail is very rocky in spots so be sure and wear ankle … Continue reading

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