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Today, we visited the Van Damme State Park, the place we would have camped at if it was not for the weather forecast. We went hiking on the Fern Canyon trail, which was 3.5 miles one way, and another 3.5 miles back. The trail was probably longer, but we stopped at 3.5 miles. The trail was nice, but the only negative thing about it ...
... was a mother seal with a young seal that it looked like she was trying to push it away to go out on its own. We saw her hit it with her flipper and then we didn't see them again. Wish them both the best of luck.
Had run out of gas for the stove so headed to Ft. Bragg to get some more. We did check in Mendocino but there was none to be found. We did find me a lovely pair of over the knee socks.
We decided to splurge on dinner and go to eat ...
... of the ones made here; we particularly enjoyed the one made by Husch. Since these are not mass produced, they are only available at the wineries. Mark had done some research and we stopped at the wineries that make dry whites: Handley, Husch, and Lula. All had nice wines and we bought as well as tasted. Unfortunately Claudia Springs is only open on the weekends so we didn't get to visit them.
... something I'll forget too soon. They all winced, ooooo'ed, yikes'ed...one may even have giggled! Then I got some ice and sat like a beaten up saddo waiting for it to go down. It was still VERY puffy 8 hours later. God knows how I'll look tomorrow. (Update: I looked worse and would've cried if my tear ducts hadn't swollen shut!!). The bee fled the scene. I had put up a pic but it was even freakin' me out so I deleted ...
... on a bird house for Mary (unfortunately they didn’t make an entry into our ever growing rucksacks!) Rick and I enjoyed mornings running and walking along the magnificent headlands which have the most incredible rock formations which we carried out a geography lesson with for the kids!
Every night we were presented with an extravagant gourmet meal from our Chef de Cuisine, Peter. He excelled himself especially on the ‘Beef ...