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... at these huge and ancient trees, but we’ve also spent a fun hour or so at a tourist place called Trees of Mystery. All that forest walking and gondola riding can make you hungry, so we better grab something at the gift store. What? No food? No problem, we’ll just risk our lives trying to cross Highway 101 on foot and get something at the, surprise surprise, Tree Café over the road.
Then, there’s ...
Lassen Peak is also a sleeping volcano. It erupted last on May 22, 1915. A hundred years ago. The eruptions (two shortly after each other) are well documented by an amateur photographer who happened to be around. Lassen Volcanic is about 160 square miles of volcanic wilderness. The recent well documented eruption made it into a good survey site. It is assumed to resemble the surface of Mars and therefore even NASA is interested in how the volcanic wilderness revives itself. So ...
... reached the mountains we would gain in elevation on windy roads, then out we would pop into another long stretch of highway with mountains far away. It became comical after hours and hours of this and about 14 repetitions. There wasn't anything on the highway for 150 miles a stretch (except some extreme cyclists - and maybe Papa Bill).
Great Basin National Park is the least visited National Park in the US. We were excited ...
... be able to get wet in that river. Felt so relieved on this hot day. Cuban B and I have been hiking together since the Fish Hatchery, two days ago. He is fast. I don't try to keep up with him. When he first started the trail, he weighed 170lbs. Last he checked in Lake Tahoe, he was at 129 lbs. Wow!! 41 lbs. I thought my weight loss was drastic. And he is only 5'4. I'm curious what I weigh ...
... you again on the road!
We have finished our first day in our journey to circumnavigate the USA during the next 51 weeks, returning to Ananda Village for the Swami Kriyananda Memorial ...
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