Thursday, October 1, 2020

Carmel-by-the-sea 2020

Normally, we visit Carmel-by-the-sea twice a year, once in May and once in Sept. Due to the pandemic, we only made one trip recently in Sept. The air quality wasn't great due to all the California fires, but it was better there than in the bay area. We always do a hike up in Garland ranch, although Kargo had to be on-leash this time because of COVID-19 restrictions. You can see all that haziness in the view.

And of course, Kargo loves the beach and also walking along Scenic Road, as seen here.

We did check out a new shop for doggies -- the Carmel Dog Shop. It's got lots of fun treats and toys and very friendly owners. It's also conveniently located very close to the dog-friendly Cypress Inn.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

A Hike During Shelter-in-Place

Here in the SF bay area, we are all in the shelter-in-place mode as we deal with the dark cloud of COVID-19. It's perfectly fine to go on a hike because exercise is an essential activity so we took Kargo for a walk in the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve. I believe this was this first time we've been there with Kargo. The weather was a bit cloudy but it was dry and the smells, from Kargo's point of view, were good.