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... kilometres away. Rossi took a longer walk over the north (double) crater which inside is more like a
carbuncle than a boil.
The land here is so porous the rain and snowmelt sinks to the slate layer a hundred feet below and the ground and then travels a couple of hundred kilometres where it cascades out of the sides of the Snake River Canyon which we saw a week later.
... and so decided the bikes would be the better option. It was a beautiful day to ride and we headed up toward Lover's Point stopping along the way to enjoy the view.
One of the interesting things we saw while we were bicycling were the fishing boats that were out in the bay. They seemed to be crowded together but seemed to be working out ok. We ...
... 8230; I have no idea why but we saw these wooden "structures on at least two different beaches.
Our first stop for 15 minutes was Pigeon Point Light Station - an old an now disused lighthouse with a small attached house. The lighthouse is fenced off however there were some sympathetically built adjoining “houses" which is now used as a hostel. All were surrounded by very pretty gardens which added a touch of "summer" to a ...
... sea otters are, apparently adult males can grow to 4.5 foot long! We stumbled across a place called the Mucky Duck where we also found ourselves taking part in the weekly 'pub quiz’ – we didn't win, but the 'Brits Abroad’ team still fared pretty well!
Thursday 27 March
On Thursday we took ourselves to Lobos Point State Park where we spent the best part of 3-4 hours walking the coastal trails. We saw so much wildlife - woodpeckers, ...
... The Golden Gate Bridge spans the 'Golden Gate', a mile wide channel where the Pacific meets the Bay Area (Americans are good at giving simple names to almost everything). It was first sailed through by those sneaky Spanish in 1776, who surprised the native Indians and establishment a settlement named after Saint Francis of Assisi. The gold rush of 1849 meant the Bay Area had swelled to a population of over 10 million by 1910, and within this number the feeling ...
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