Didjeridoo Dreamtime Inn
Travel Blogs from Mendocino
We hit the Avenue of the Giants early and it was like driving into a tunnel. Jst magnificent to see these 2000+ year old tree that have survived so much. Even the fallen ones are awesome to see. So thankfull for the foresight some of our predecessors had to save some of these wonders for us to enjoy. Hope we can preserve something for our grandkids instead of using everything ...
... looking building. It hurts to see a vessel in this condition. It's so easy to imagine her in better times proudly pulling boats and barges hither, thither and yon. She's too far gone now and is dying a slow and sure death. So sad.
Both sides of the river have fishing boats, commercial and charter, tied up patiently waiting for their next trip out to sea. We turn a sharp bend to port and the pilings begin to wane on our starboard. The always ...
... tall and old, many covered in dangling, fuzzy moss, and commented how truly quiet and calm it was.
After our walk, we stopped by "Big Tree" which was 304 feet tall, 21.6 feet in diameter, 68 feet in circumference, and estimated to be 1500 years old. We then drove up a massive hill to access the Lady Bird Johnson Grove, which again was not dog friendly, so we walked briefly down the mile loop, leaving ...
... s cool to see the Segway tours going on - definitely something to try when we come back and the kids are older!! Finally we headed out to the north and across the Golden Gate Bridge, stopping at the view point on the far side for the final set of photos. From there it was back on Route 1 along the coast - yet more stunning views and ever changing scenery. This isn't a quick road along most of it - averaging maybe 30-40 miles ...
... until this experience would be funny.
Finally, we got off the PCH and were crossing the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco. The fog was so thick we couldn't see the famous orange structure, even while riding on it.
We parked the car and settled into Doug and Jocelyn's place after a harrowing 12 hour ride down the coast. As we cracked open the growler of beer, Doug asked "Hey, did you guys take the PCH down? It's such a beautiful ride, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed