The Tides Inn of Shelter Cove
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This is 66 million years ago, on the land of Avisterra. Take a look around and absorb the beauty of the natural world. We are actually on one of the Tailwind Islands, where I first came to this land. The islands are long and thin islands, numbering about 6. The trees here are quite dense, so it is dark. There is a musty small that most people associate with dense forests. We will now head west to get to ...
... bright sun, in pouring rain and in the fog and wind. This time it was overcast, but unusually calm. As we pulled into the campground area, we were treated to the sight of three magnificent young male Tule Elk who were grazing within 20 yards of the road (see picture).
Given the calm conditions, I convinced Cole that we should try camping on the beach (vs. inland amongst the trees that are normally welcome cover against the wind). He agreed and we proceeded to set ...
... but it would occasionally turn its head and alien face towards us before looking away again. It was so cool!
Back down at the main path we found 'Big Tree'. This one is 359 foot high, measured back in 1957, so it has most likely grown even more since then (they can grow 25 foot in 50 years). Very dwarfing gazing up at the sheer height and volume of it. I would like to plant some in cities next to skyscrapers. Next to Big Tree there was ...
... 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.
... catch me on border security hehe!!! So after being in there for about an hour we were allowed into the States and finally back on the road. It was a pretty boring drive - straight down the I-5 Highway till we got to Mount Vernon where we had to take a detour from the bridge collapse last week. Was it on the news back home? It's pretty scary coz we drove over it last time we were here and pretty much all the bridges on the I-5 are the same so they say it could happen to any of ...