Super 8 Motel
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... but not as big in circumference. Their pinecones are the size of an olive! The Coast Redwood is the tallest tree in the whole world, looming up to 300 or more feet. And while they aren't as big around as the Giants, they are big around! We tried hugging one with our three pairs of arms outstretched, fingertips touching, and figured that tree was about 35 feet in circumference. I'd say that's pretty big!
Once the gold rush hit these gentle giants were ...
... from the ocean making the air cool ..... Such a rugged coastline, a few houses scattered here and there. Looking out over the sea we could see large floating beds of seaweed ... so we stopped to see if we could spot any sea otters .... but not this time.
Arrived at Fort Bragg .... settled in to our room .... now off for Mexican ... Haven't really got use to these California wines .... didn't stop me from having a couple ...
... we meandered (that's what Chuck Wagons do) on down 101 where we ran in and out of the fog and had some great views of the beach. Just north of Eureka, CA we turned inland and had a good ride down Hiway 299 through the Cascade Mountains and on to our night stop at Singletown, east of Redding. This marked the beginning of our return journey home as it was the first time we had actually gone east on ...
... operation had vast differences from the first farm I went to, this farmer was just as kind & took over an hour of his time to discuss things with me. This is a place I'd love to learn from. We'll see!
Near Sebastapol is a larger town called Santa Rosa. My cousin, Damon, (in San Diego) had suggested I stop there (since it was on my way north) to pick up beer from a brewery called Russian River Brewery. That's a decision I don't regret (let it be noted, I didn't ...
... Nathan has a serious thing for Claudia. He is ruthless I was right there! And when we brought it up to him he would just say "brunch is there!" and point to the ceiling. He is a sneaky one. Driving up to Eureka was nice. Lots of mountains and fruit stands. We also took a brief detour at a sustainability like farm thing off 101. It advertised its "weird bathrooms" and delivered on its promises. All in all a nice day. Looking forward to Portland ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed