Travelodge Fort Bragg
Travel Blogs from Fort Bragg
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 ...
... berths and pass our lines (no ropes on a boat, only lines) to waiting hands and once again we are on terra almost firma.
Ahh, land. Known to us as the place where the toilets flush with a simple lever. No need to pump them ten to twenty strokes per flush. Walking surfaces that don't move beneath you (although for the first day or two ashore we swear they are!) No need to hang on to something as you move from spot to spot to avoid being thrown ...
... a redwood forest, out the other side to a river running the a mountain ravine, back through another forest to the ocean, and on and on.
We arrived at our motel about when we anticipated, around 8:30. Andy did dog duty while I went to grocery for rotisserie chicken dinner. The rest of the evening was spent blogging and watching the movie "Ted".
Song of the Day: "From the Morning" Nick Drake
... had little or no bike lane providing several tense passing situations with cars and trucks. Once the guys got onto Highway 1 in Leggett though the auto traffic dropped off significantly.
Here is a link to Brian's Garmin for the ride.....however the Garmin stopped recording info for about 4 miles / 20 minutes today during the ride.
A sighting of a large ...
... lot and being on cliff roads, I was a bit white knuckled for a while. But thankfully we arrived without drama at Sunset Bay State Park around 3pm. We were going to get the bikes off and go for a look around but frankly we were just buggered. So we put the kettle on, relaxed and had an early night.
Happy birthday Carla :) xxx
Today we're off to California!! We left Sunset Bay around 7.20am and hit the road - we're roughly headed for Humbolt ...