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.
... to ride south and then make our way East to Hwy 101 and the town of Garberville. Ok, so sounds like we had a plan, right? Right… except that we got a late start, due to our own fault and so found ourselves needing to cover the 90 miles of backroads from Arcata to Garberville in less than 2.5 hours if we were to make the kickoff.
Cole was absolutely determined that we make it and so I did my best to keep up with him. Like the day before, we arrived about ...
... in civil amounts and at a pace in keeping with the harmonic balance of the festival - that, and with genuine consideration for your neighbour. Imagine that! How extremely unusual for Deanne and I NOT to see our folkie neighbours inebriated to the point of blacking out then next morning, while consuming a kilo of bacon and eggs, laughing about their obtuse behaviour that by daft default is forevermore passed into the personal (and often boring) annals of ...
... 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 ...
... Summer" - the weather is very foggy, chilly and windy in July.
- You can buy clam chowder in a bread bowl at hot dog stands on the wharf
- People driving in the city seem to have a lot of road rage - you are better off taking public transportation, walking or riding a bike
I love this city! We will definitely be back and visit another time because 4 days just wasn't enough time to see everything!
We ended up stopping for dinner in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking