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I've never been so happy to leave a hotel. This place was a DUMP.
We stopped by Point Reyes national park for some (more) good views, but mostly just enjoyed the scenery along route 1.
The dogs are doing well, as is the camper. We're happy Caspar is getting the help he needs, but sad to see him go.
We found a neat campsite with a beautiful ocean view (Caspar beach rv park), and settled for the night. Campfire w/ BBQ and beer. Life is good.
... by a friendly receptionist who was more than happy to describe the building we were standing in. The reception window is an antique previously used as a bank counter. The lobby contained antique armchairs and was laid out in a Victorian fashion. Even the hotel bar kept its character, with a stain glass chandelier hanging from the ceiling. We felt like we had gone back in time to the Victorian era. We ended our evening enjoying drinks in the lobby to take in the ambiance of the ...
Finally the day they had been waiting for arrived: their birthday. We had known Jerry for at least 10 years before we discovered that he and Jerry shared the same birthday and Nadxli and my birthday are only 3 days apart!
First thing we did was fairly low key. We went to a bakery and had a croissant and took time to check messages, etc. and see if we could find a place to camp starting tomorrow since Russian Gulch campground ...
... It was simply just as enchanting but in its own way.
We found a state park on the map about halfway to Eureka where we were planning to take the highway inland to the Lassen Volcanic National Park. The Russian River Gulch State Park was covered in fog, and we found that it was about 55 degrees outside. It was a neat little park we found with only about 20 sites, and a short drive to ...
... their part in the season change – not just weather change.
And the bottom line is I suppose, I am missing the variables that being with ‘real’ people bring, that the seasons bring, that a ship can’t supply.
Sent by email from the ship and posted by the Old Sea Dog's PA - it is difficult as the Old Sea Dog's PA to hear him sounding so glum (particularly as he is normally quite a chirpy Old Sea Dog), so if you are able to spare ...