La Petite Maison
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... trees made it difficult to follow the road at times. Even on a big fully laden adventure bike it was great fun I doubt I could of had any more fun on a sports bike.
When you are close to the coast it's cool and misty some times a little to cool and misty as the road drifts inland the temperature rises and as we approached ...
Our farewell dinner was in the ...
... get to the beach coming from the parking lot.
The wind was really whipping but it was a beautiful sight. We were able to get signal and heard they were on their way.
We headed back and stopped and talked to the workers replacing the roof on the community center. Got a short history lesson from them about the park and the area in general.
As we were heading back to the campsite, up drove Jerry and Nadxli, both ...
... the first settlers into California in 1806 across the mountains. We drove through the Avenue of the Giants - giant redwood trees lining the road on either side for about 30 miles. We stopped for a few pictures but it's hard to get the scale of just how huge these trees are and many of them not that old. But we were saving ourselves up for the 'Chandelier Tree' - this is the tree in a place ...
... And it was also supposedly partially hollowed out by fire. And possibly a chainsaw. So it has a car-sized hole in it.
Anyway, this tree is now 275 feet tall and allegedly still alive, albeit supported by a steel cable or two. Whether or not it can withstand treacherous upcoming years of being driven through by 7'5" wide cars operated by texting drivers is to be seen.
(Rest assured though, we are informed that there are a total of four other flora ...