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... and eucalyptus; today these were alternated with cow, redwood forest and skunk. It is amazing to me how one dead skunk on the road (that we avoided) could linger in one's nose for such a long time.
We felt rather sorry for all those in cars with a roof as they were only getting half the experience and missing out big time.
Today was a day for animal spotting. We saw several deer (rather skinny and scraggy looking) a dead fox, several dead possum and skunk and ...
... to pass us by while he waved to Jen on the tracks.
We felt like we were being transported to another place though. when we got to the waterfall, it was probably one of the top 5 experiences on this trip. There were a couple of other people there that day (6 in total), some fishing below the river. We saw the light rays catch the side of the waterfall, sending bright lines through the falling water ...
... created Crater Lake had anything to do with this. We shared the road with 18 wheelers and it was clear, they had a difficult drive up steep inclines that challenged their engines and down steep slopes that challenged their brakes. We even saw a few of them using the break-down lane, presumably so as not to impede other traffic.
Around noon we stopped in a town called Yreka for lunch. Most may not ...
... us for a little longer before heading north to where it begins at the lake/dam near Whiskeytown. Where would you want to live in CA with a neat town name...WEED, COOL or WHISKEYTOWN??
Midway in our trip to Redding the landscape changed. Gone are the tall green trees and lush ground covering and back is the rockier hills, brown grasses and short trees and of course HEAT. We got a few more quick views of Mt. Shasta on our way ...
... around us were safe and careful as they passed our car. We also got to drive through some of the college campuses in the area on our way to the 101, which were as beautiful as you can imagine; lots of greenery (har har) everywhere. Outside of the Bay Area, we took a scenic route through Napa and Sonoma to check out wine country. Even though the season has long passed, the miles of vineyards on gently rolling hills was worth the extra drive. We stopped over at ...
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