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Travel Blogs from Fort Bragg
We hit the Avenue of the Giants early and it was like driving into a tunnel. Jst magnificent to see these 2000+ year old tree that have survived so much. Even the fallen ones are awesome to see. So thankfull for the foresight some of our predecessors had to save some of these wonders for us to enjoy. Hope we can preserve something for our grandkids instead of using everything ...
... drag has a Safeway, Walgreens, Denny's, etc. The marina on the other hand is funky and is from a completely different era - much to our delight.
We're sorry to say we really blew it picture-wise coming in. The river channel is quite small. Because of this we both were focused on navigating and didn't get any pictures. But if you've seen the movie "Popeye" starring Robin Williams you know exactly what the Noyo River entrance looks like so you ...
... a redwood forest, out the other side to a river running the a mountain ravine, back through another forest to the ocean, and on and on.
We arrived at our motel about when we anticipated, around 8:30. Andy did dog duty while I went to grocery for rotisserie chicken dinner. The rest of the evening was spent blogging and watching the movie "Ted".
Song of the Day: "From the Morning" Nick Drake
... straightened from the previous 100 miles so we were able to travel at a quicker pace. There were still a number of sharp corners to navigate. One was by far the sharpest and steepest of the day...it just wouldn't quit..I swear it seemed it should have passed under its self.
With this last leg of the day being traveled at a quicker pace, I should mention, these roads are very well marked or ...
It was another day of sunshine and we decided to go do a little
exploring of the northern California coast. We decided we would go to
MacKerricher State Park north of Ft. Bragg. it has a nice boardwalk and
they say it is a good place to view marine life.
When we arrived
at the park, we were pleasantly surprised to see that there was no cost
to enter the hiking area. The lady of the entrance told us to watch