The Tides Inn of Shelter Cove
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... each tree can produce 100,000 seeds annually, the germination rate is very low. Most redwoods grow more successfully from sprouts that form around the base of a tree, utilizing the nutrients and root system of a mature tree. When the parent tree dies, a new generation of trees rise, creating a circle of trees that are often called fairy rings.
... them. After breakfast we were quite keen to get moving again. San Francisco awaited us. But on the way out of the park we were greeted by a small sign inviting us to drive through a giant redwood stump. Now I have seen pictures of people doing this and always considered it a tourist trap not worth the money. But Carla was keen and as there was nobody else there we decided to give it a go. (obviously not before checking the ...
... abundance of life nourished by the aspects of the forest even beyond the immense redwoods. Therefore our walks through the woods were made all the more miraculous by an understanding of the importance of fallen trees, burned out stumps, the mosses, the wildlife, and of course the redwoods. That night we lay our sore from craning necks to rest next to the towering spires of trees hundreds of years old and too tall to see ...
... redwood. We climbed up onto it and proceeded to walk from one end all the way to the other. It took 90 steps!!
We then walked along by the river for a little while. There was a Giant Redwood that had toppled and now bridged the river. Always one for an adventurous route, I hopped up and began traversing the fallen giant. Also crawling along it was an awesome looking hairy caterpillar. I observed it wriggling along until it suddenly rolled ...
... of anchored fishing boats swaying to the beat with us.
At any rate after a cup or two of coffee we were off to Fort Bragg and the Noyo River Bar. Yep, yet another bar to challenge our psyches, test our mettle and hopefully cross. After that, no more bars for a while. Hopefully a long while.