Adventure Challenge – Day 79: Sunrise at Albany Bulb

I am not a morning person. Not even a little bit. I don’t often see a sunrise, and if I do it’s because I’m on a plane or on my way to the airport. This week was different. My work was in Berkeley and it was outdoors overlooking the harbor. I had a view of the Golden Gate Bridge. It was absolutely breathtaking. I noticed a little distance down the coast there was a trail. I saw people walking their dogs on the trail all day and on occasion people running. I decided I had to see what it was all about.

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The next morning before work I grabbed a coffee and headed out down the trail. I made another friend this week and I invited her to meet me. It was so beautiful. It’s in a place called Albany Bulb. Locals informed me that it is an old landfill. There are dirt trails throughout. There is also a lot of interesting graffitied rocks along the way. I made it to the very end in time to see the sunrise. Out in the distance the city glowed bright white as if it was glowing. It was so beautiful. Unfortunately my phone doesn’t take good enough pictures to capture it.

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There is something about being up that early. The air is crisp. There is an energy with the rise of the sun that invigorates. Once I finished my coffee and watched the sunrise my new friend and I found the perfect spot for her to make a quick business conference call. We sat under giant palm trees while she talked. I got up and explored the rocks a little. When her call was done we ran back down the trail to our car.

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This was a way better way to start my morning than jumping out of bed and rushing to get to work. The scenery is just so inviting it’s hard not to want to get as much of it as you can.


About strokeofred

I am from Kansas and I have traveled all over the world. I am an artist, and I have a business brain. I love skirts and tennis shoes. I like to get dirty and ride motorcycles. I am sensitive and I can be mean. I love nature, and believe in protecting it. I love to laugh, and feel better after a good cry. I can be stubborn and impatient. I am constantly growing. I am open and free. I look to be inspired and love to inspire. I play guitar and secretly want to play drums. I have a puppy that brings me great joy. I love hugs, cuddling, holding hands...and wrestling. I love the mountains and the beach. I have to make a pilgrimage to the ocean at least twice a year to balance myself. I believe in balance in all things. Traveling is a passion, and meeting interesting people from all over the world is the perk! I have small town values, and big city dreams. I love beer, hate wine. I believe that what you put out comes back. I believe and live by the belief of treating others like you want to be treated. I enjoy stimulating conversation, and a good sense of humor. Caffeine is my drug of choice, and coffee over chess or good conversation is my luxury. I am strong but sometimes feel small. I strive to be my authentic me.
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One Response to Adventure Challenge – Day 79: Sunrise at Albany Bulb

  1. misscarlytan says:

    Wow. Not a morning person either, normally. But that’s gorgeous.

    xxo Carly

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