Ocean Breeze Lodge
Travel Blogs from Fort Bragg
... 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 ...
... placed me against his amplifier. Then Johnny Winter came on and I sat there on BB's amp for two hours while they played. I've been Wavy Gravy ever since."
Later, I caught Wavy on stage with Tom Paxton retelling tales of MacDougall Street which was choc-o-bloc full of bitter-sweet memories all pleasantly reflected upon in a continuum sense rather than a then and now (we blew it) sense. Both guy's saw the Kate Wolf Festival as passing the torch.
... the extent that all the glass is pretty much gone and souvenir collecting is prohibited. What natural disaster can we label as a tourist spot and have people clean up????? However, Fort Bragg was worth the detour for its amazing pizzas and beers at Piaci Pub And Pizzeria. Winner!
After lunch we continued our journey north - to Humboldt Redwoods State Park! Home to some more big, tall trees!
[8,350 miles on the road]
... us some tips of where to head tomorrow to explore the beaches. When we checked into our room, it was upstairs and the biggest room we've had this entire trip. Even though there is no service on my phone - there is still free wifi in the room! Truly a diamond in the rough - the Pine Beach Inn - definitely recommend it if you happen to be in this area! Looking forward to exploring the beaches and heading to our next stop tomorrow - Coos Bay!
... most of the time they share common walls.
We crossed the Golden Gate Bridge and then continued through Sausalito.
We picked up California # 1 as soon as possible and followed the coastline. We passed by Muir Woods but did not stop as we had toured this Park with our sons when they were teens.
The distinct smell of this forest permeated the car as we ...