Holiday Inn Express Fort Bragg
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Although we had not booked accommodation for this section of the trip, we did have a plan. Looking back, we were about 3 hours south of where we wanted to be. Then again, we knew we had to be in Portland by a certain day, and to save time, we could always go inland onto the bigger highways or the interstate, so we weren't too worried.
We awoke to another hot day in Ashland. Over the past thirteen months, I had spent a grand total of about eight days in Ashland. With the exception of one evening, the temperature in Ashland was as hot as I would've experienced in Fresno. While there were a lot of other attractions that distinguished Ashland from Fresno, I was convinced that the …
Hi folks back again, having spent a couple of interesting days in Arcata part of the Humbolt county of Northern California.
We sae Coastal redwood trees on the way doiwn. Our host took us to a few interesting spots including Sequoia mini zoo where I saw pink flamingoes and a re panda fro the first time.
She also took us to a natural history museum where there wss an Indian display of basket weaving which I found interesting.
That evening ...
Today our big road trip continued at midday, driving along the coastal highway 1 from Sunnyvale to Mendocino. It was a winding road, passing beach after beach. Some of these were little sandy coves hidden from the main road. Due to time, choices had to be made. We decided on Grey Whale Cove State Beach. Although no whales were sighted, it was a lovely place to stop and eat Lunch sat on the beautiful golden sandy beach. We watched the waves crash against the shore. Some surfers ...
... this far into Fall, the beachside spots were booked out, so we continued northwards up Route 1. The view from this windy road was amazing! Apart from nearly being taken out by greedy RVs a few times.
We reached our campsite at Salt Point just in time to set up our tent and then wander down to catch the sun setting over an ocean to the west - a novel sight for a Sydneysider! That night we were entertained by the antics of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking