Howard Johnson Express Arcata
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... western states are undergoing through some unprecendented drought period where miles and miles of parched areas abound, that with even just the tiniest of a spark could create an inferno. The firefighting budgets of a lot of these counties have already been obliterated for the year, with cost reaching multiple times that of what was intially alloted and in some places, requiring additional manpower from all over the country to supplement ...
... and is disgusting - it's like you want to sanitise yourself even AFTER you've showered, there are holes where a door used to be on the closet, and there is also a delightful sign on the bathroom door indicating that should you 'steal' a toilet roll you will be immediately removed from the hotel with a $200 fine. The sheets on the bed look clean, but I'm itching already and the fridge is just shoved in the corner. The TV is also to the left of us - so ...
Our drive here from Oregon on highway 101 was just beautiful. We were in the middle of the Redwood National Forest with many twists and turns among huge trees. Several times there were trees that had to be carved out so big trucks and motor homes could get through. There were pull-offs so we could get out of other cars way which was nice so we could go at a leisurely pace and enjoy the scenery.
Eventually we came out of the forest and ...
... Despite the rain and the escape from one particularly horrendous hill, today was the only day where we had a slight air of regret about taking the bus. As the bus driver blared out his favourite American rock anthems, we caught a glimpse of elk out of the bus window, close to where we would have been camping. After arriving in Arcata, we cycled through the houses to get to the outskirts and our hosts for ...
... t feel like taking it.
So, on up the road to the ocean, which we met at False Klamath cove. It was just so wonderful to see wide open spaces and hear the ocean roar after so long amidst the somewhat claustrophobic and quiet forest. We walked the black sand beach, looked out at the little islands of sea stacks and enjoyed the waves.
There are other Redwood ...