Saturday, September 5, 2009

September Dragon*Con hike synopsis

Here's a map of the 6 mile loop we did today from Park Ground to the Dragon*Con parade downtown and back via the PATH, Freedom Parkway, and Inman Park.


Angel was with us again to help drop some knowledge about the in-town neighborhoods and the Beltline project
Angel droppin' knowledge

About a dozen of us left Park Grounds, wound our way through Cabbagetown and the Old Fourth Ward in route to downtown and the Dragon*Con parade
headin' downtown
approaching the parade

I wonder who gets this money? maybe the Taskforce for the Homeless??

The parade was absolutley NUTS and completely fun! Such an interested social event. Very family-friendly too. Storm troopers high-fiving little kids and such.
Dragon*Con crowd
Mario Brothers
Anime guy
Darth Vader
Storm troopers

Cardboard Star Wars characters!
Cardboard Star Wars

Banana Phone!

View near Highland and Freedom Parkway. We walked along a very new section of the PATH at this point. A very nice urban bikeway with dedication paved paths- I highly recommend checking it out!
urban hiker and ATL skyline

All-in-all we did a nice 6 mile loop with great weather along the way. Next month's hike will likely be mid to late October due to some schedule conflicts... stay posted!

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1 comment:

  1. Sorry I missed the walk! Looks fantastic. I look forward to the next one.