Point Arena Lighthouse
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Today our big road trip continued at midday, driving along the coastal highway 1 from Sunnyvale to Mendocino. It was a winding road, passing beach after beach. Some of these were little sandy coves hidden from the main road. Due to time, choices had to be made. We decided on Grey Whale Cove State Beach. Although no whales were sighted, it was a lovely place to stop and eat Lunch sat on the beautiful golden sandy beach. We watched the waves crash against the shore. Some surfers ...
Drive the beautiful winding road along the Pacific from Mendocino south and on back to Berkeley
Heading back to Berkeley
We decided to head on back to Berkeley after having another nice breakfast of potatoes, peppers, onions and eggs at the picnic area. We were looking for whales but did not see any.
Got up and decided to walk the headlands in town. They are also very beautiful and there were several school groups walking around as well. There was also a group that were coming back from kayaking out in the bay. The wind was really blowing but they did not seem to get in there way. They had to carry all of the kayaks up a narrow path up to the headlands where we were walking! Whew!
We saw some seals but not as many as we had seen the day ...
... as its quite twisty and turny in places (as well as plenty of photo opportunities). As a result we didn't quite get as far as I had hoped but that's part of the fun of this holiday I'm rapidly having to come to grips with :). around 8:30 we turned up in Point Arena Cove and stayed in the Wharf Masters Inn overlooking the fishing cove. Dinner in the restaurant below finished at 9 so at 8:50 we ran in and got the last order in ...
... coast and Bonnie is pointed west by northwest. Navi is directing us to Point Arena, California. The Wharf Master's Inn. The wind Titan has been calmed by my new ride prayer. I have not fully recovered from his jokes. It still gives me great anxiety when I feel his breathing. I must remember to ask my therapist wife to sign me up for some sort of aversion therapy. Whenever I see a ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPoint Arena Lighthouse
With some smart sales talk I managed to talk myself up for a quick view from the lighthouse before they closed. And then didn't even have to pay - added bonus. Bucket list crossed off - I have been up a lighthouse and enjoyed the views that were on offer
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