Monday, November 9, 2009

An amazing day for November...



Normally when I go out and bring my camera with me, I am only thinking about documenting the events that unfold around me -- sometimes I see things that I might want to use as reference later in a drawing or a painting. This past Sunday I decided to play bicycle glamor photographer to my new mountain bike as I toured around my municipality on what turned out to be one of the most beautiful days of the Fall...


This is in the lovely Rock Meadow in Belmont/Waltham...







The top of Mackerel Hill in Waltham (part of Rock Meadow?)


 

 

 

 

 
The actual meadow.
 
The elegant Chahlz Rivah.

HOW I never had been on the portion of the Charles River Greenway that had
this bridge before, I will never know.


 







 
All in all, a spectacular ride on a beautiful day .... in November!

3 comments:

  1. I wish someone loved me as much as you love your bike.

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  2. Cool, you've discovered the "other part" of the Charles River trail! We were amazed to have found it this summer; so neat and foresty, almost magical. That mountain bike should be just right for all those gravel paths.

    Have you tried the off-road trail that goes from the end of the Minuteman Trail in Bedford all the way to Concord?

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  3. Filigree --

    It was actually as a result of your post that made me aware that that part of the trail was there! I had been as far as Bridge St. in Watertown several times, but had always missed how the trail continued due to the entrance being a bit less than directly across the street.

    RE: the path from Bedford to Concord; I have not. Unlike the Minuteman trail extension, though, I was aware of it... I simply have not made the opportunity. I will be making a post soon about my searches near that area, soon, though.

    Again, thank you for the comment!

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