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So I'll pick up from where I left off: big awful spiders. No wait, I’ll skip that memory.
We got underway early this morning with no clear idea of where we were going. We knew that on Friday we had a reservation for Redwood National Forest, so we had one day between now and then. We decided …
... Klamath Overlook for some more whale spotting. We pulled up and got out the car, before Rach could get her camera, ready two whales jumped up high into the air. It was spectacular! We were stunned at their acrobatics! There were many whales swimming in a large pod. Numbers could not be counted! There was continuous spray over the waters. It was amazing to see so many ...
... John and I are super excited because we have been wanting to see this area of the states for a while.
# of countries: 42
# of states: 3
# of cities: 87
# of bus rides: 20
# of taxis: 2
# of trains: 174
# of flights: 14
# of ferries: 3
#of monies found: 17.78 Euros, 8.05 soles, 39 cents American, 10 cents Bolivian, 46 cent Canadian, 15 Swiss francn'cents , 11 Czech Republic things, 5 cents Croatian, 2 ...
... 1882 and took 10 years to complete. It was the most expensive lighthouse ever built at $700,000! Imagine what that would be in todays money! It was built due to the sinking of the ship Brother Jonathan that was shipwrecked on the nearby rocks with 150 men losing their lives. The lighthouse sits 6 miles out to sea!
The Battery Point Lighthouse sits right by the ...
Today we spent the day visiting the redwoods. We had a great time at Trees of Mystery, hiking all the trails and going up to the top of the mountain on the gondola. In the late afternoon we made some time for playing at the beach and going on a hike out to the Battery Point Lighthouse. It was a lovely day ...