Daily Archives: July 10, 2012

TRAVELOG: The Albany Bulb

Went out to the Albany Bulb earlier tonight. It’s a former landfill peninsula in Albany, CA that seems to be populated by urban artists and local homeless. Be aware that, along certain parts of the walk out to the Bulb itself, this downright NASTY combination of wild fennel and dogcrap will assail your senses. With the beauty comes the irritation of too many people that can’t be bothered to pick up after their damned dogs. :/

The bulb itself is a web of trails that wind through tall grasses, Himalayan blackberries, raspberries and various other bushes and trees. Tents and shanty lean-tos dot the landscape at various points along the trails, tucked in between the scrub brush and groves of trees…

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