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Got up to tour the historic downtown of Eureka, California. Walked along their boardwalk and into the historic district with many Victorian homes including the Carson mansion. Stopped for some chai tea at a local coffee shop, did a little shopping, and off we were to the redwoods again.
Made it to the Avenue of the Giants. Truly spectacular. Not sure if any pictures can do it justice. Stopped at Gaberville to pick up lunch. Have to say, ...
... were no whales to watch that day! It was an interesting bit of history with magnificent scenery thrown in.
Next on the itinerary was the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, an amazingly beautiful place, described as a jewel on the Pacific Coast. We had a delicious salad and sandwich lunch at Rhody's Café right there in the Gardens. ...
... and along the way, we learned from fellow campers that there were whales swimming in the ocean. Sure enough, we could see the pods - what an unexpected gift! Caroline and Catherine made a salad and spaghetti dinner for us. It was awesome. We decided to let the kids watch a DVD in the living room. They picked "Rio", which we had brought with us. By the time we went to bed, it was 11pm. Everyone was exhausted.
... doing their territorial display as well.
All made good choices but the Thai Firepot Soup ordered by Nadxli was the absolute best! All feeling full from our meals so we took a short rest before we continued with the day.
Did some more walking on the headlands on the other side of town. There was one area where there were some seals that were checking us out from the water. Sea arches, crashing waves, birds flying ...
... nickname of Spendocino. Lots of quirky fashion shops and boutiques. However Neil did spot 'binoculars.com' shop. Which was great because we had just said the evening before about how useful they would have been to look at elk, eagles, whales etc. so we made an investment in some so we didn't miss any rare wildlife over the remaining days. The town is often used in movies and TV programs. In particular it's known for a ...
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