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... this gigantic tree, to help preserve it. But it's pretty obvious when you approach it just how tall it is. For those looking at the pictures, you'll notice I've taken a picture with Jeff Couch, which I worked in Oak Brook. Funniest thing, he's on the beginning part of his sabbitical and just dropped his son off in college and we run into him at the Tall Tree hike in Prairie ...
... hubby, well he does share certain qualities with the redwoods! We were totally gobsmacked when we rolled into our campsite at 7pm to find that we had one of the most spectacular redwoods on our doorstep or tentstep. We got our stuff organized and made a dash to Crescent City's spectacular pebble beach for an impressive sunset next to the lighthouse, then to dinner and back to the campsite for an early night. We woke early to ...
... over to Home Depot, Safeway and the official visitor center for Redwood National Park and state parks in the area. It’s unusual in that the highway weaves in and out of the parks, so there’s not just one entrance to any of them. Some charge for day use, others don’t. It just depends on where you go into the different parks.
We drove over to the coastal drive that goes along the jetty and harbor. Harlan took some pictures and ...
... the largest city on the route to Crescent City, for lunch. Yelp directed us to a restaurant far afield from the main road that crossed town, called Brick and Fire. Because we had a late breakfast, we were having a late lunch (3:00), so they were between lunch and dinner set up, but accommodated us with a more limited menu. However, the brick oven pizzas were delicious, and would certainly carry us through the day.
... not too large of a detour to where a
lot of driving time is accumulated, but is so pretty! Avenue of the Giants carves through the ancient
redwood forest. The road is literally taken over by these massive trees-
reflectors are often needed where the road is narrowed by the prehistoric tree
trunks to the point where you can reach your arm out of the car and touch them. Some of the redwoods we encountered were over
2000 years old (1000 years before ...
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