Friday: (11/11) Breakfast at L&L Hawaiian on my way to Hemma’s house for a carpool ride to our hike at Hidden Villa Farm.

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We met our fellow hikers there and hiked out the Creek trail to the Black Mountain Trail and up to the top of the tallest mountain on the mid peninsula.


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Lunch at the top. Unfortunately the valley below was a little smoggy. The hike took five hours to do the 9+ miles.

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The recent rain made the area really nice except for being quite humid toward the bottom of the mountain.

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A couple of photos with me in them. I’m in the burnt orange shirt.

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Some of these photos were taken by Anda, the good ones. The mushrooms like above nicely brighten the area after rains sort of like spring flowers.

Hemma and I had a better lunch at the Driftwood market after the hike. As usual I was worn out after the hike. Lou and Dawn had made some lentil ham soup for dinner.

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