This weekend was truly beautiful. Highs in the 70’s and sunny barely a cloud in the sky both days! I took advantage by spending plenty of time outside and driving around my city with the windows down. Sunday in particular was awesome because I went on a hike with Monica, Kate, and Kaitlin in Runyon Canyon. I’ve hung out with Monica and Kaitlin before but I’ve never “met” Kate before (although I feel like I’ve met her because I’ve been reading her blog for a while now). It was great finally getting to know her. Oh, and she’s totally awesome. J
L-R: Kaitlin, Monica, Me, and Kate
I had never been to Runyon before but I was super excited to finally check it out. Not only are there great views, you are up in the Hollywood Hills so plenty of houses to “shop” for and people watching to do. We decided to tackle the moderate path (there are three). It was straight up hill but very doable. There were also a ton of adorbale dogs. I wanted to take one home but I know Izzy would be less than thrilled with a new sibling.
I actually got a sun burn while we were hiking. Mid February and my running tan lines are coming back. I like it.
There were several places to stop and take pictures which we took full advantage of. At one of the vantage points I spotted this, perfect for Valentine’s Day:
Enjoying the views, talking about things like Hanson. You know… the usual.
We got to the top in about 50 some mins and then made out way back down. On the way down I realized how far we probably walked.
After we made it down we engaged in, what else, a photo shoot. We bloggers and our pictures 😉
Monica and I
On the way home I swung by Starbucks and grabbed an ice tea. While I was there I saw the guy who impersonates Jesus on Hollywood Blvd. He was all dressed up in garb and the Barista knows his order- tall Americano, in case you were wondering.
Overall, it was a great day! After the hike I did homework, watched the Grammys and then did my Sunday night yoga. I’ve been on a workout/too much sun high for the past two days and thanks to the hike I was totally sore today. Thanks to Kaitlin for letting me use her pictures in this post.
How did you spend your weekend? Was the weather nice?
This looks like a beautiful hike! You guys seem to have had such a good time! 🙂
So jealous! I wish I could have been there! Can’t wait to see you guys again. 🙂
Yay for hiking bloggers! It was so nice to meet you guys- we have to do it again sometime 🙂
It was so fun hiking with you! Glad you could use the pics. 🙂
I got sunburned too and now have a very itchy back – possibly tmi line?
Apparently I forgot what sunblock is after our lack of summer last year.
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