Ponderosa Inn Redding
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Continental Breakfast
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... to spare on either side. Hah! More by good luck than judgement, it has to be said.
From there we headed North to the Avenue of Giants, where the giant redwood trees (the Sequoias) stand majestically shoulder to shoulder and reach for the sky forming a dark avenue beneath.
We stopped at the visitor centre and watched a fascinating documentary about a couple who spent a year from the first redwood in the south to the last one in the north, plotting, ...
... a clearing.
We drove miles and miles through the Cascades, with constant elevation changes. At times we were on flat ground, by fluffy yellow fields peppered with dark green trees and the occasional farm, with rectangular bales of hay piled neatly together in blocks. And we saw fields of grazing cows, horses, freshly sheered sheep, and even a few llamas. At other times, we were making passage ...
Nita had a conference call this morning and was concerned the call would be dropped so we left around 10:45 with eta of 4:05. There was a lot of traffic but it flowed very well so we managed to shave off 1/2 hour again and arrived at 3:35. Nita worked all the time while I listened to some music and cursed the other drivers ;-)
While on the road poor Monika and Gabriella had to deal with ...
Finally we cross the state line and enter California. We stop off to visit Lake Tahoe. Its ever so nice. Pristine emerald and blue water surrounded by pine trees. What a beautiful place.
These mountain roads are something else, with scenery that is just breathtaking. We dont get into Redding till after 7pm, and find this really nice RV park off the highway and out of town. Doesnt take long to set up the tent, while Gerry is already set up with her camper van.
After a horrible night's sleep – between D’s phone alerting us often that it was running out of battery, then shutting down completely, to the dogs FREEZING to death – our coldest night out – car said 38 when we got in during the morning, it was amazing that I woke up just before 5 to set out on the sunrise adventure. D decided she wanted to go too, so we grabbed the sleeping girls and headed out. We ...