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... cypress . It was quite a sight. It had one of the widest trunks I've seen in my third of a century. A few miles south and we were in California. The redwoods appear almost at the border. We took a few drives off US-101 to enjoy the dark forest that shrinks you in perspective. The trunks are wider than the van. They go up hundreds of feet. You can fit into some if the cracks in the bark. And there's entire forests of them. Words do not do them justice and they are ...
... Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park to the Visitor Center and then walked around the back of the building looking at some of the large trees there. We drove down old Route 101 thru Cal Barrel Road which we thought was just a short road to park for hiking. We kept driving and it kept going up, down and around for 3 miles before we had to circle back since the road is cut off. It sure was fun trying to get two cars thru at some of the places ...
... s and the continual breeze from the ocean made it cool, but still comfortable.
After our afternoon visit to the Trinidad Beaches, we cooked hamburgers (Dolly had ham and cheese) on the grill in the backyard. Only one more final for Katie Thursday morning then her undergraduate university career will be over.
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Jan, Dolly and Chi Chi.
... again, before using the main highway to get around this section and then joining the Avenue of the Giants again.
Back on the Avenue of the Giants, we spot a sign which we know William will be thrilled with, so we pull over into Williams Grove and let William get a photo with the sign. Driving through the forest we spot the visitor centre, and as it is time for another driving break, we pull over and have a look around. There is ...
... north from San Francisco to Sonoma which is about 45 minutes north of the Bridge.
There we were guided around the Roche Winery and Vineyard which is a property with about 50 acres of Vineyards on it. The Winery is family owned and has been expanding over 20 years.
We were shown around by Mara Roche who is the Director of hospitality and a very enthusiastic host with a great laugh.
They are really getting into Pinot Noir wines ...