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Family and Friends,
We thought that those of you who are not RV'ers would enjoy seeing the mechanics of moving an RV, from breaking to setting up camp.
We have made videos of each step of the process, which was a lot of fun!
This is part 1.
... Montgomery Woods, a nice walking
path through a grove of redwoods. Next stop was Eureka and the Avenue of the
Giants. What a beautiful ride winding through
these huge trees. In places, the road is
very narrow with huge redwoods on each side of you. We drove through a tree and stopped along the
Eel River and picked black rasberries.
... After 10 hours on the road we eventually pulled into Mendocino, arriving at 10pm. Although 10 hours seems quite a long time, it was quite short compared to greyhound and the long flights we took during our trip. Plus Nathan is gaining much road experience, so if truck driving ever becomes a choice of career he'll be well prepared after this experience! We pulled up at a beautiful Victorian hotel, 130 years old, full of character. We felt so privledged to be staying here! We ...
... until this experience would be funny.
Finally, we got off the PCH and were crossing the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco. The fog was so thick we couldn't see the famous orange structure, even while riding on it.
We parked the car and settled into Doug and Jocelyn's place after a harrowing 12 hour ride down the coast. As we cracked open the growler of beer, Doug asked "Hey, did you guys take the PCH down? It's such a beautiful ride, ...
... it is cold, windy, wet and featureless. The silliness by the way, is not in the question but my irrational response to it – I would like to have seen some of those islands!
The other less silly thing is the information I am receiving from home sources that Spring is sprung – the daffodils are out, crocuses too, fresh buds showing through after the winter. There are many reasons I love living in the country I live in and the changing seasons ...