After some bites of yet more "continental breakfast" and some coffee, we left Garibaldi and headed north a bit on Highway 101, to Cannon Beach. When we reached it and checked out the beach near Haystack Rock it was raining, so we went to have some breakfast at "Pig & Pancake" first (hoping again that … Continue reading SAN-2-SEA day 6 – arrival in Seattle
We woke up to grey skies and the sound of rain in North Bend, OR. Finally, the weather had changed. Albeit, a bit too much. 😛 After breakfast we drove a couple of miles on Highway 101 north before making a left to Umpqua Lighthouse State Park (yes, funny name) and driving south into an … Continue reading SAN-2-SEA day 5 – Coos Bay to Garibaldi
We woke up in Crescent City - and it was foogy! After some quick "continental breakfast" bites, we rushed out, a little bit back south to the area of nearby Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, because we were really eager to make some photos of redwoods in fog (which is, as far as I … Continue reading SAN-2-SEA day 4 – Crescent City to Coos Bay
The mighty redwoods of central and northern California were definitely on our list of things that we didn't want to miss. After sleeping until 8am and the usual Travelodge breakfast, we hit the road again. Our original idea had been to visit Muir Woods north of San Francisco, but we somehow mis-interpreted were it actually … Continue reading SAN-2-SEA day 3 – Redwoods!
On the second day of our travels we drove back south from Monterey on Highway 101 for a little bit, just past Carmel By The Sea, to have a look at Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. The entrance was pretty jammed on this Saturday morning, so we parked on the street and hiked on the … Continue reading SAN-2-SEA day 2 – Monterey to Ukiah