Tag Archives: ocean

Mendocino: A special place

I have spent a fair amount of time in Mendocino; in 2013 I joined with the Regenerative Design Center and some other doers and makers to cultivate community and communities that love plants.  I had not been back since, and … Continue reading

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Hwy 101/1 crumbles, and welcomes travelers

Hwy 101 and Hwy 1, the Pacific Coast highways, have been falling apart lately.  I was told, before coming, that multiple parts had collapsed and there was no way through without detour; I came anyway…. gotta see for myself. Turns … Continue reading

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Cows & a drive not to be missed

Whenever I have made the Hwy 101 to Hwy 1 drive along the magnificent Pacific Ocean, I run into this place that is… simply magical.  The first time I came through, there were cows all over the (very curvy) coastal … Continue reading

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Nature and Misc Photos

From the areas surrounding Samoa…  

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Wandering around Manila, CA & Humboldt Hobbit House

Manila is tiny decentralized town surrounded by a bay on one side and the ocean on another, located west of Hwy 101, between Arcata and Eureka, on Hwy 255.  I stayed in the area a few days, exploring the surrounding … Continue reading

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On the way to the Redwoods

I’ve done the drive from Crescent City to the Trinity Redwoods more times than I can count, so I zipped through this part fairly quickly.  There are a slew of roadside attractions marking entry to Redwood country, and they continue … Continue reading

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Point St George, California

A safe place for vehicle dwellers / car camping on the northern california coast. Continue reading

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PICS: Mendocino Coast

There’s a spot I like to go when in Mendocino… sandy and rocky outcroppings that take you down to the water level, should you choose to be there. Choose to, as it is surrounded by crashing waves, powerful in their … Continue reading

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PICS: Shipwreck Beach

Once upon a time I got married here (that is no longer). I’d not have been free to have been traveling and experiencing life like this were I still. So I considered this a full circle closure journey. Shipwreck Beach … Continue reading

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PICS: Poipu Beach

This is the super touristy beach covered in legions of pasty white tourists, surrounded by miles of resorts/timeshares (though nowhere near as badly as Maui’s south shore is… still lots of nature land dominating in Kaua’i). The beach itself is … Continue reading

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