Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A secret swing

red lips and polka dot scarf
Right off an ordinary walking trail is one of my most favorite secrets in San Jose: a hidden swing! 

san jose secret swing
san jose creek swing
creek swing
It's hidden among trees and shrubs right over a calming creek. The water is cool and crisp and chills your toes when you wade out to hop on for a little swing.
If you're the adventurous type, you can climb up this big tree, have someone throw you the swing, jump on...

swinging through the air
...and go flying through the air!

jumping out of trees
swinging through the air
Most people that day, young and old (!), were living on the edge. I couldn't get up the nerve to do it, but maybe next time!


2busy said...

What a find! Looks like a beautiful little oasis.

Briel said...

Looks like fun! I hope that rope is sturdy, the creek looks shallow!

Sobrina Tung said...

it seems to be really sturdy, but you're right, the creek is super shallow!

Trude said...

How fun is that? Wish I could find something like that around here! :) (Super cute outfit too!)

Sobrina Tung said...

thank you, Trude!!

Siv Kouth said...

How magical is that!! Thanks for sharing, I'm always fascinated by the sercet/hidden places that people find in their neighborhood!

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