Jade River Lodge
Travel Blogs from Crescent City
... near land! After an hour's viewing we decided to go down another track to see if we could get a closer look but unfortunately the road was closed so had to pull over and take some photos from a different angle where the whales could still be spotted. We felt so blessed to see such a sight, it was hard to leave! We then drove back towards Crescent City for a sunset evening ...
... John and I are super excited because we have been wanting to see this area of the states for a while.
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# of flights: 14
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... the Redwoods and Stout Grove where you take a small road that looks to be one way but is not!! The redwoods come right up to the road and you wonder if you really do have enough room to get through. While in the town of Crescent City, we checked out the angry surf and the lighthouse after the storm. Amazing power of that water.
The St. George Lighthouse was ...
... of the 60s have gone to retire. We didn't have too long of a drive today, but getting there we drove Redwood Highway 199 which at times was narrow and full of curves. Augusto has ended up doing much more driving than I had planned. Our stop was Jedediah Smith State and National Park. Which in and of itself has some of the oldest and tallest ...
... is one tiny dim white light glowing ahead on the stern of your buddy boat Sunshine. Occasionally even it is blotted out by a wave. Everything else doesn't exist. You know of course that driftwood, crab pots, sleeping whales and other bogies are out there but you can't see them or do anything about them. That's kinda what a night watch is like. Except we have snacks. And iPods. And iPads.
Morning came as it always ...