Mount Diablo and the Foothills

On Christmas Day 2006 the coastal range was bathed in clouds that made the scene look like Chinese ink brush landscape paintings. I took a picture looking west at San Francisco from the top of the ridge, and the image above of Mount Diablo looking east.

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