Travel Blogs from Guerneville
Lunch in downtown Gueneville than adeus to Loring and Jose... just going to rest and pack and read and work on my courses... tomorrow to the city for lunch with Dusty and reconnect with Carlos at SFO.
the white flowers are: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anemone_hu pehensis
... on the edge.
When the sun came up, I was groggy. I got to work breaking camp as Jessica labored in making pancakes and washing dishes without a sink. I had time to clean up the van a little bit too.
Soon we were off continuing where we left off yesterday on the Avenue if Giants, the giants being the Towering redwoods. Not far from camp we pulled ofer to show Andrew the thousands of rings on a fallen and cut stump. The stump was laying on its side, ...
... spot on the beach. We did indeed find a good spot, in spite of their being a few thousand folks there. We settled in and waited for the floats… and waited… and waited. Dave ran off and got me my very first funnel cake, Yum… that little bit of fried, greasy sugary heaven made the wait a bit better, and the people watching was hilarious, so no real complaints. Finally the officials started their welcoming speeches and usual thanking ...
... up and back. Once when we were going thru a toll booth the collector asked us if it were a sleigh. Ha! The trip from Lake Forest to Monte Rio is about 9-10 hours when towing pinkie, 8ish if not towing.
Because Dave and I live in southern California we can only work on the place during vacation breaks. A week here, two weeks there makes for pretty slow progress, but we had planned this as a long term project, so with that in mind we went ahead and ...
... gear list.
Lastly, the one person that inspired me the most at this workshop was a man named Jack Newkirk. He's writing a book, following the path his father took on a cross country road trip in 1939. He's driving his father's original motorcycle and even wearing period clothing. What an adventure. He's only taking the original roads from 1939 using an old atlas. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed