Coast Inn & Spa
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... just got the feeling that the young ones were out there in the surf having a ball and the older ones were the ones lounging about on the rocks.
It looked fabulous.
Mendocino was the pitstop we chose for a late lunch. It is not a large town and has a distinct style. It has been used over the years for many films and TV programmes... East of Eden, Karate Kid, Forever Young, Summer of '42, Pontiac Moon among others, and the TV version of Murder She Wrote was set ...
... cars for the tunnel ride as there are no lights. No lights on the train, no lights in the tunnel, no lights anywhere. While you are in the tunnel, it is pitch black. So cool!
We drove past a KOA Campground, row after row of campers, trailers and big RV's side by side, a couple of feet apart on asphalt and gravel. Couple of swing sets, a few kids activity stuff, a couple of trees, a couple of ...
... rocks. Having been out since the tide went down, most were very dry and a fluffy blindfish color. I feel the need to write that we saw no whales while standing there. The sun was low but I was feeling good. We drove south where the huge narrow gauge railroad bridge stood over the beach and found a huge sandy beach surrounded by cliffs, but no glass. This is supposed to be a beach full of garbage glass shards rounded out into pebbles by the ocean waves. It seems residents ...
... 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 ...
... trip a day early, and Daniel managed to get our money back. Things looked up from there though with a lovely couple that gave us their daughter's contact details in Vancouver and the rain stopped.
This turned out to be one of the best days ever as we explored Fort Bragg, just up the coast from Mendocino. We met a lovely stoned old man running the sea glass museum and checked out the amazing glass beach. We decided it was a beach from outer space, with random bits of ...