By now you probably know that Joe and I love to visit college campuses that we have absolutely no affiliation with. Each campus has its own unique charm and character and we both feel at home at school. We're the sort that would be professional students if we could somehow support ourselves. You may also have picked up on the fact that we've recently become obsessed with Parenthood. So it was only logical that we had to visit UC Berkeley. ASAP.
You know how Parenthood gives you that warm and fuzzy, perpetual fall feeling? Well that's exactly how Berkeley is. The campus is like a forest with beautiful buildings scattered between the trees. There were so many scenic tree-lined paths winding every which way and I wish we had enough time to explore each and every one. UC Berkeley is hands down my new favorite school.
Many of the trees were turning yellow and red, which only added to the charm. We stopped on a bridge over a little creek and music started chiming from the clock tower. It was like we stepped into a freaking Disney movie. Obviously I wanted to stay forever.
Right outside the campus there were a ton of restaurants, cafes, and shops. We grabbed some burritos and coffee and walked around a little bit before heading home. If I had to describe the town I'd say it's somewhere between hippie, sporty, nerdy, and hobo chic. We will definitely be back.
Mr. Grabby Hands disapproves of my hat: