3 trips to take to escape Berkeley this weekend

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We all feel it — it usually hits at the end of a long day of lecture, or after an all-night study sesh in the library, or sometimes just when you look up in the sky and see the Campanile staring back at you … all Cal students can relate to the the pressures of attending the No. 1 public university in the world. We at the Clog can provide some suggestions for escaping the so-called “Berkeley bubble.”

1. Go to the beach!

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At first, when you realize that such a thing exists in NorCal …

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Then you start imaging yourself at the beach …

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But this is what will really happen when you step into the sun after months of Berkeley weather.

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2. Another option for breaking the Berkeley bubble: Escape to the city!

At first, this is what you automatically think of when you hear “the city” …

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But then you remember that “the city” could also mean this …

3. Taking a trip to a quaint NorCal town also provides a welcome escape:

Tiburon

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Petaluma

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Carmel

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Once you realize that places such as these towns are just a drive away and that you can get away from the hustle and bustle of Berkeley and your mountains of history reading:

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