Sundays are the best days to go walking in Downtown Austin. I started at the Paramount Theater on Congress Avenue, took a loop around the Town Lake hike and bike trail, and then ended up back at the Paramount. A perfect day for a walk.
It is that time of year in Austin where the evenings start getting cooler and it makes it nice to get out and walk. This evening, I started at Ninth and Congress and headed for the loop around Town Lake. There were a few art installations and groovy flowers along the way. On my return to Congress Avenue, there was a flock of tourists anxiously awaiting the bats to begin flying out from under the bridge. And of course, the sunset colors on the city were most beautiful.
It was a beautiful day at Lady Bird Lake this afternoon. I think everyone in Austin had the same idea – get out and enjoy the awesome weather. Here are some scenes from my walk around the trail.
This art installation is called Geoscape. 30 Tetrahedrons set up in the park. 🙂
Pretty good advice from the graffiti artist / Pac-Man fan. “Never Give Up”. Also, try this Google Doodle if you like Pac-Man.
In a post from June of last year, I praised Google Photos. I said it was good for backing up, organizing, and storing photos – and it still is! I recently read an article that said the editing process was pretty cool. I thought to myself, why would you use Google Photos to edit your photographs. There are so many other applications available. Oh well, why not give it a try? It is super easy. There are options in my Google Photos iPad App to fine tune, crop, rotate or add filters to your photos. Using the “Back to original” feature, you can easily revert to the original photo in case you don’t fall in love with your edits. What you see above is an edited shot from my walk along the Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail in Austin last weekend. Below is the original photo. This will give you an idea of some of the fun you can have with their simple photo editing process. I suggest that you give it a try and see how you like it. 🙂