Travel Blogs from Scotia
Today the story is about one thing only - giant trees! We left Garberville and our reggae hotel companions and headed to the Avenue of the Giants at Humboldt State Park - a 31mile scenic drive through the most amazing trees. At the first stop we went for a walk through the trees and enjoyed the peace and serenity of the forest and had a chance to …
... was infringing on its territory and let out a grunt or sound to warn the offending seal away. Their bellows startled me several times because they almost sounded human!
Altogether we counted 93 Harbor Seals in this group. We spent several hours watching the seals, then returned to Katie's for lunch. A relaxing and fun day!
Enjoy the photos!
Jan, Dolly and Chi Chi
... amongst the trees you're flip flopping between state and national park. Most importantly is that those remaining have protection. They are quite stunning to see standing right underneath one.
Thanks to a stop in a visitor center, a park ranger gave us a heads up that the gray whales are migrating right now and might be seen at a point some 20 miles further up the road. We made this our last stop in the park and were not disappointed! Winding our way up ...
... and wearing soothes that look like he just rode in off of the range. There are pictures hanging on the wall of him with all kinds of people in all kinds of situations. Even getting 'caught' in bed with two beautiful women. Such fun.
Dinner was top notch as was our evening with Dave and Crys.
Hopefully I will find a photo or two of Shamus to post ...
... to just drop our cases and head straight out for something to eat and a few drinks down by the coast. The day after was 4th of July and in the morning and early afternoon the city had the quietness of a place getting ready for a serious party in the evening. So the lack of people out on the streets meant it was quite easy to get around and re-acquaint ourselves with San Fran's hills. Nothing quite prepares you for taking on such a big hill in the middle of a city in the heat, ...
How has this b&b rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
- Pets allowed