Travel Blogs from Arcata, United States

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Travels after exchange: Arcata, Arcata, United States travel blog

Travels after exchange: Arcata

A travel blog entry by nathaliezheng

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Eugene -Arcata, Arcata, United States travel blog

Eugene -Arcata

A travel blog entry by westcoast09

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Todays Author Greg Everyone was up early for a proposed early start (8-9) due to the heat of the previous day. All was well until Roger tried to start his bike and the engine failed to turn over, we then tried to bump start it but to no avail. A quick ...

Graduation Day!!!, Arcata, United States travel blog

Graduation Day!!!

A travel blog entry by griesenj

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... 11:30 am so bathroom time was easier than an earlier curtain call.  Parking was a challenge and it seemed we parked in downtown Arcata, but actually we were only a few blocks off campus.  HSU is located along US 101, and is nicknamed HSU another ...

Checking Pee-mail, Arcata, United States travel blog

Checking Pee-mail

A travel blog entry by mjslonim

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... Sandy here in Arcata, Ca., the heart of redwood forest country.  We have strolled the quaint, cozy little towns of Arcata, Eureka and Ferndale, tasted the wonderful cheeses of a nearby cheese factory and seen how it is made in gigantic two thousand ...

Arcata Plaza and the Top of the World, Arcata, United States travel blog

Arcata Plaza and the Top of the World

A travel blog entry by griesenj

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... the scenery. After that, we hopped in the car and headed to "The Top of the World" which is about a ten-mile drive above Arcata where we passed acres and acres of Redwood Trees on a small curvy asphalt road that wound to the top.  The views were ...

Leaving the North Coast, Arcata, United States travel blog

Leaving the North Coast

A travel blog entry by carlstancil

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It has just snowed a few days ago in Arcata. I hurriedly hitch up the cats to my "Cat Sled". The Lead Cat is already tugging at his harness in anxious apprehension of the long fish (mush) south to the land of eternal sunshine. We headed south from ...

The Land of Giants, Arcata, United States travel blog

The Land of Giants

A travel blog entry by usa2009aswm

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... good and tasty for fast food. Just to note in case any of you are heading out that way :-) After a long drive up to Arcata including a detour along the Avenue of the Giants (a road that winds through magnificent redwoods parallel to the 101), we ...

Living the good life on Buttermilk Lane, Arcata, United States travel blog

Living the good life on Buttermilk Lane

A travel blog entry by mjslonim

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... for a rendezvous with Sandy in her cozy house on Buttermilk Lane, where a Pooh Bear ought to be.      Arcata is a trippy place.  Ilana thinks half the population is stoned and if you hang around the downtown long enough you start ...

Redwoods!, ARCATA, United States travel blog

Redwoods!

A travel blog entry by gemandsam

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So we left San Francsico and got on a 7 hour bus journey to Arcata to visit the Redwood National Park in Humboldt County. It didn't start well when we couldn't fit on the bus as they had over booked it so us and about 5 other people had to wait for ...

Vagabonds for nearly a year now, Arcata, United States travel blog

Vagabonds for nearly a year now

A travel blog entry by mjslonim

To my friends and relatives on Facebook, I apologize for not sharing this blog with you earlier.  It's been a labor of love during our nearly full year of traveling around the country in our trailer, affectionately named "The Gypsy Wagon."  We ...

Where Did You Sleep Last Night?, Arcata, United States travel blog

Where Did You Sleep Last Night?

A travel blog entry by robglaws

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... in favour of more time spent out in the American wilderness. There are reasons - the sheer logistics of getting across the States for starters - and the National Parks are simply stunning and do justify the time spent there, but as we have rolled out of ...

Welcome to Humboldt County, Arcata, United States travel blog

Welcome to Humboldt County

A travel blog entry by bhuvaneshwari

... nach der anderen besucht hatte, stand mir der Sinn wieder nach einem etwas friedlicheren Ort, abseits der ueblichen Touristenpfaden. Arcata schien mir ideal, da es zwischen San Francisco und Portland liegt und mir gesagt wurde, dass es Aehnlichkeiten mit ...

Mit dem Stinktier durch die Redwoods, Arcata, United States travel blog

Mit dem Stinktier durch die Redwoods

A travel blog entry by tiszrh

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... really had to focus on appreciating the Redwoods in ordner not to drift away completely. After all, it remained a 4-hour ride through the woods. Rest of the day was spent waiting for the bus (6 hours) and riding north to Arcata in the dark (3 ...

To the Coast, Arcata, United States travel blog

To the Coast

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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... ) and had a scenic drive across to the coast. Heading up the 101 next to the Pacific Coast, we called it a day at Arcata. Finding a motel (no chance of camping!) we checked into a Days Inn. Following some dinner we enjoyed a warm and comfy evening for an ...

Astoria - Arcata (Oregon), Arcata, United States travel blog

Astoria - Arcata (Oregon)

A travel blog entry by matkalla

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Auf gehts nach Astoria und damit nach Oregon! Freuen wir uns doch schon so lange darauf wieder ans Meer zu kommen! Doch leicht wird es uns nicht gemacht. Um dorthin zu gelangen müssen wir zuerst durch unseren ersten Blinklicht-Tunnel. Eine super ...

Arcata, Arcata, United States travel blog

Arcata

A travel blog entry by gareth.alanna

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This is one interesting town, at night I wasn't sure if people were homeless and scary or just fun loving hippies (turns out the latter is true).  This university town is perfect if you are afraid of hairdressers as no-one seems to pay mind to their ...

A Ride On The Pineapple Express, Arcata, United States travel blog

A Ride On The Pineapple Express

A travel blog entry by fintan

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From late fall through to early spring warm moist air from the tropics blows ashore across the Pacific seaboard of the U.S. North West and Canada. The phenomenon, which is commonly known as the Pineapple Express, gives rise to the often-violent tempests ...

USA Road Trip - Mendocino to Arcata, Arcata, United States travel blog

USA Road Trip - Mendocino to Arcata

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

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... breakfast on the balcony with a sea view before taking a walk along the cliff tops. At noon our road trip continued on towards Arcata. We enjoyed many stops along the way to break up the journey and give Rach an excuse to take more photos bringing her ...

New Family, Arcata, United States travel blog

New Family

A travel blog entry by chrisjess2011

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... . When meeting Chris for the first time, we knew immediately that we were in good hands. He gave us a scenic tour of Eureka and Arcata before taking us to his home for a tasty warm meal and homemade Apple/pear sauce. We spent the rest of the night getting ...

Introweek Humboldt, Arcata, United States travel blog

Introweek Humboldt

A travel blog entry by joske

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... goed! Ik ga nu slaapje doen, het is laat. Hier nog even mijn adres etc: Johanna Schiereck 3000 Granite Avenue #7213 Arcata, CA 95521 United States of America js3726@humbolt.edu +1 707 362 1809 Dingen in de post krijgen is hier heeell leuk!! Dan heb ik ...

Day-45 Drive to the Coast, Arcata, United States travel blog

Day-45 Drive to the Coast

A travel blog entry by tessacat

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Today we head off towards the California Coast about 5 1/2hr drive away. We stop at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.   Walking with the Giants (Redwoods that is). Huge,massive, enormous, giant, tall redwood trees, they reach over 350 ft up into ...

Hippies och

Hippies och "höga" träd

A travel blog entry by kutyreser

Hippie kulturen har inte dött. Den flyttade till Arcata. Allt är organiskt, miljövänligt, vegetariskt och glutenfritt. Problemet är bara att de har passerat gränsen för vad som anses vara överpretentiöst. Dels för att bilparken är ...

Ridin' with Randy, Arcata, United States travel blog

Ridin' with Randy

A travel blog entry by cyclepath

caught randy on 101; rode together for a while; stopped in Eureka; hungout on pier; arcata at ...

Calistoga to Arcata, Arcata, United States travel blog

Calistoga to Arcata

A travel blog entry by k-rod

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Summary 4 hours driving 228 miles. Highlights The 32 mile drive on the old Hwy 101 was amazing...it is called the Avenue of the Giants, the road is canopied by huge Redwood trees, some are over 2,000 years old. Early start tomorrow so saw a movie (Chef) ...

Hitching north, Into the redwoods! Part 2, Arcata, United States travel blog

Hitching north, Into the redwoods! Part 2

A travel blog entry by trackingdj

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Some how I have found myself in trampville USA. Arcata California has at least 50 of us travelers in it. Some of us are older but many are young. All with a backpack slung over our shoulders and a bit of dirt on our bodies. Many are here looking and ...

Arcata, Arcata, United States travel blog

Arcata

A travel blog entry by leeyeeun

At Arcata, California, in the dripping redwood forests of the Pacific shore, McCandless turned right on U.S. Highway 101 and headed up the ...

You can't stop us from looking at the trees!!, Arcata, United States travel blog

You can't stop us from looking at the trees!!

A travel blog entry by brytorlyn

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... ; We make a quick stop at the drive through tree and our van just squeaks through!       Eventually we arrive in Arcata at our hotel.  We decide that since it is early we will make a run to a neighbouring town to get gas at ...

On to California, Arcata, United States travel blog

On to California

A travel blog entry by jamiefota

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We had a very scenic ride today -- starting with a pine forest in Oregon, riding through Redwood forests in California, and stopping to view the Pacific coastline.  As we approached the coast, the temperature dropped tremendously and we hurredly ...

Huge and tall trees!, Arcata, United States travel blog

Huge and tall trees!

A travel blog entry by marcuslindberg

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... large trees. As we drove on we suddenly found a heed of elk on the side of the road and even on it. Luckily we didn't hit any and soon reached Arcata where we checked in at Super 8 motel. Tomorrow night we will probably arrive in San Francisco. ...

Pre-departure jitters, Arcata, United States travel blog

Pre-departure jitters

A travel blog entry by piecesofme

The next time I write, we will have landed in Panama City and enjoyed at least a beer; however, that is still 66 hours away, but who's counting. We finally finished packing our bags. Mine came in at 18.2 lbs and Bella's at 18.8. Both under our 20 lb ...

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