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Tourist traps: Liggett’s “World Famous Tree” and DUCKS!

When I travel, I occasionally will stop at roadside attractions/tourist traps; just because.  As I traveled through all of Northern California’s Redwoods, I saw multiple big/giant/humongous tress and 3 or 4 different “world famous drive thru” trees (as advertised). As … Continue reading

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The Redwoods say no to camping, yes to mining?

My first attempt to pull off the side of the road and sleep in my van was thwarted right after dusk. The ranger told me that even though I had found a spot with no redwoods, I was indeed still … Continue reading

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Back to the Humboldt Redwoods

As I moved deeper into Humboldt, the Redwood forests thickened and became even more magnificent.  All the same, I knew these woods already, and camping roadside can get tricky, so I didn’t spend a lot of time here.

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Elk, meet elf. Elf, meet elk.

One of my favorite parts of this drive is the region around Elk Meadows; the beautiful animals are nearly always sure to be seen. I admit to usually not staying in my car (as a woodland creature I really shouldn’t … Continue reading

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“The Big Tree” & Redwoods

The signs call it “The Big Tree”…. mind you we have yet to see “Giant Tree”, “Huge Tree” et al, further down the road….   It was, indeed…. a big tree.  Though no larger than others I have seen hiking … Continue reading

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Awaken Tribal Convergence OR looks like I’m flying to California tonight…

It was up in the air as to if we’d be making the tribal convergence in the Redwoods of California tonight, as we initially planned (Kaua’i has been so lovely it’s hard to want to leave), but it seems things … Continue reading

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