Travel Blogs from Crescent City
... flowers, and water fountains.
After Lombard Street, we went to visit the Golden Gate Bridge. I always associated San Francisco with Full House, so it was cool to see the little things that I remembered from the opening credits. The bridge was massive, and there was a light fog that covered it. We drove over it, and there was actually a walking section along the entire bridge.
After we left San Francisco, we headed to Chandelier Tree, also known as ...
... out in the water. Also at this location was a neat tree called the 'Octopus Tree'. It is a large tree that somehow grew several trunks from one large base (46 feet around). The trunks grew out like a normal tree and then dart upward to the sky giving it the appearance of an octopus with all of its legs out.
Driving south again we made a small detour inland to visit a National Forest outside of Lincoln City. We drove twelve miles up a hill and ...
... turns . . . In a word . . . Awesome.
The last 15 miles was in Redwood forest. Impressive,
i had crossed into California and minutes later I cleared a hill and the sky got gray and I was in a cloud.
Oh well. I found. Hotel near the Ocean in Crescent City which is on the ocean but a bit more industrial.
Another great day of riding and exploring.
... charter boats from here headed out of the marina moments before us. We thought to ourselves "this will be great, we'll follow these guys out and do what they do and we'll be in fine shape." As we were going out the channel we could hear waves crashing (crashing mind you, not lapping) on the beach outside the jetty. That should have been all we needed to know but we kept on following the big boys. Surely they know what ...
... the herd. Beautiful animals of which we got some great shots (picture type shots--remember, NO guns in California).
Back on the road and back to the dogs and RV's. GREAT day, lots of fun, and in much need of a hot tub that we do NOT have. Next hiking trip I take with these three, I'm taking a bag of bread crumbs so I can find my way back.
Lost in the Redwoods!
Today we drove the Newton ...