Back to Oakland Nature Preserve

After a (long!) coronavirus “lockdown” (for us further extended by our own choice because of traveling home from ‘Vegas back in mid March), Central Florida is beginning to open back up, with a number of downtown restaurants re-opening at reduced capacity – and happily some places for us to go walking that are more than just downtown (which we’ve walked a LOT – here Orange County we were always allowed to go out for exercise walks).

So yesterday, our first trip for a while, to nearby Oakland Nature Preserve; the parking lot was busy but we saw few other people – lots of walking space there I guess! Here’s some pictures …

 

Tiny Horses

Soul Haven Ranch, only about 15 minutes walk from our home, offers carriage rides in Winter Garden and also offers a “miniature horse experience” which Margaret and I enjoyed this morning. We spent time learning about the horses, grooming them, and taking them for a walk along the West Orange Trail … all very calming and different from our everyday activities! With photos, of course …