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The Picard Nuptials

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Del Valle
The trailhead has ample parking and a fantastic map of the trails. (Photo by Austin Explorer)
Rabbits, such as this one, were just about the only mammals encountered on the trail. And there were lots of them. (Photo by Austin Explorer)
Continue along the trail and you might catch a glimpse of downtown Austin in the distance. Visibility was not ideal on this particular day. (Photo by Austin Explorer)
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