Houston Buffalo Bayou Walk – 02/20/2016

Walk start was Hickory Hollow BBQ

Walk start was Hickory Hollow BBQ

Start registration on the back patio.

Start registration on the back patio.

Volksmarchers who started the same time we did.

Volksmarchers who started the same time we did.

Fenced Jackson Hill Bridge.

Fenced Jackson Hill Bridge.

View of Buffalo Bayou from the bridge.

View of Buffalo Bayou from the bridge.

Carol and Ed coming off the bridge.

Carol and Ed coming off the bridge.

Lost Lake

Lost Lake

Pedestrian bridge under Shepherd Drive.

Pedestrian bridge under Shepherd Drive.

View from the Shepherd Street Bridge.

View from the Shepherd Street Bridge.

Texas Redbud in bloom.

Texas Redbud in bloom.

Ed, Carol, Catherine and Etoupe.

Ed, Carol, Catherine and Etoupe.

Ed and Carol on the trail.

Ed and Carol on the trail.

Another view of Houston skyline from the Bayou.

Another view of Houston skyline from the Bayou.

Detoured off the official trail to walk on the Green Tree Nature Trail.

Detoured off the official trail to walk on the Green Tree Nature Trail.

Bridge on the Green Tree Nature Trail.

Bridge on the Green Tree Nature Trail.

Back on the official trail.

Back on the official trail.

Two volksmarchers waiting for their friends to catch up.

Two volksmarchers waiting for their friends to catch up.

One of the seven statues.

One of the seven statues.

Another of them.

Another of them.

Carol took my picture near the "Tolerance" sculdptures.

Carol took my picture near the “Tolerance” sculptures.

Ed and Carol with the skyline.

Ed and Carol with the skyline.

Listen is just one of several signs along the trail.

Listen is just one of several signs along the trail.

Federal Reserve Bank

Federal Reserve Bank

Eagle in front of the Federal Reserve Bank

Eagle in front of the Federal Reserve Bank

Carol took my picture near the "Spindle Piece".

Carol took my picture near the “Spindle Piece”.

Police Memorial

Police Memorial

Climbing the Police Memorial.

Climbing the Police Memorial.

Carol at the fountain at the top of the Memorial.

Carol at the fountain at the top of the Memorial.

Looking down from the top of the memorial.

Looking down from the top of the memorial.

At the top.

At the top.

Ed waited for us to finish climbing the memorial.

Ed waited for us to finish climbing the memorial.

Houston Skyline from the Memorial.

Houston Skyline from the Memorial.

Agnes holding Chanel (Volksmarching) Jim and Jerry working the Checkpoint.

Agnes holding Chanel (Volksmarching) Jim and Jerry working the Checkpoint.

Ed and I under the Canoe sculpture.

Ed and I under the Canoe sculpture.

Carol's picture of a Redbud with the skyline.

Carol’s picture of a Redbud with the skyline.

Ed and I and Explore.

Ed and I and Explore.

Trail continues beneath Memorial Drive

Trail continues beneath Memorial Drive

View of the bayou.

View of the bayou.

One last view of the bayou and skyline as we head back to the start.

One last view of the bayou and skyline as we head back to the start.

Graffiti on sign at entrance to Spotts Park.

Graffiti on sign at entrance to Spotts Park.

Spotts Park

Spotts Park

Carol on trail.

Carol on trail.

Caught up with Bill and his wife.

Caught up with Bill and his wife.

Decorations inside the Hickory Hollow

Decorations inside the Hickory Hollow where we ate lunch after finishing the event.

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I am an avid Volksmarcher. I belong to Texas County Walkers in Mesquite.
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