Blue Heron Inn
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Today, we visited the Van Damme State Park, the place we would have camped at if it was not for the weather forecast. We went hiking on the Fern Canyon trail, which was 3.5 miles one way, and another 3.5 miles back. The trail was probably longer, but we stopped at 3.5 miles. The trail was nice, but the only negative thing about it ...
... a lot of ground and seen SO much!
Our plated breakfast at the hotel was quite tasty---French toast and fruit.
More curvy California roads would take us to the Point Cabrillo ...
... on our walk through the village Nadxli spotted a bird making a very persistent call. It was a California Quail sitting on an antique headboard of a wagon evidently trying to call up a mate. Watched it for a while and marveled at the great collection of driftwood art in the yard.
Boy, did that walk make the boys thirsty! There was a place overlooking the water named "*****" and we decided to check it out. Looked like it really was ...
... Lunch in an old Victorian hotel built in the 1800s (see pictures below). Most homes and buildings in the area we have driven through are wood construction (they call them 'stick' buildings) which make them easy to build (and very cheap). Though they have a disadvantage in that the sound travels very easily in them. You can hear a lot of what is going on in the neighbouring rooms but that's just the nature of the building ...
... tempeh instead of eggs, hollandaise made without eggs. Fresh squeezed orange juice and good coffee. In the afternoon we drove to the village of Mendocino, just up the road, and wandered the streets. Mendocino is known as Cabot Cove, Maine in "Murder She Wrote" and we saw the house where Jessica lived in that show. Had lunch on the deck of a little cafe - the weather was perfect.