Travel Blogs from Crescent City
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM - OUR NUMBER ONE FAN - We are finally in California. As we go from one national park to another, we've primarily been on secondary type highways which we see the oddest things. This burl wood artist (burl just refers to any abnormal growth on a branch) was very cool. As Augusto puts it, Oregon is where all of the ...
... zozo was so sad to have failed. A good cuddle set her straight and we continued on our way with zozo back in the carrier. That afternoon, we explored the magical trees of mystery experience. A beautiful walk through a patch of redwoods including the candelabra tree with three redwood trees growing perpendicularly off a horizontal branch. We also saw 7 trees united to form a cathedral where many have been married, and 8 trees in ...
... lived and visited. It’s been quite a journey that we’re still enjoying and thank our lucky stars that we’re able to have this wonderful retirement.
Pete wanted to get Harley into the water and we had an idea where there was a beach area. We drove inland up a steep, winding hill and then down into a small reservation community where we ended up in a boat launch area, but no beach. After asking a local who pointed us in ...
... had said there was no electricity. We purchased a bundle of wood and started a small campfire right outside our cabin. We played a few rounds of hearts, re-teaching the kids this card game that we had played on our last vacation. After the long driving day, we went to bed...Catherine getting the top bunk this time since Sam Jackson had it in Westport Beach.
Everyone woke up each time someone had to go to the bathroom ...
... discovered North America they
were seedlings!). The drive consisted of
short stretches of sunny hilly turns, then complete shaded rain forest
stretches where the Redwoods engulfed the midday sun.
Our campsite was in Redwood National Park, called Jedediah
Smith Campground. The Redwood forest is
very magical. It has an out of this
world vibe to it- almost as if a huge beast from the movie Avatar could jump
out of ...