While we stayed in Trinidad, California – we headed into town to look for the fishing pier, but that was a “no-go.” I did snap a couple pictures of the Trinidad Bay while we were over there. Since fishing was out of the question, we headed up to Patrick’s Point State Park. At PPSP, we […]
Archives for May 2013
When I last checked in with you all, we were in Oregon, and our next stop, was the magnificent Great Redwood forest. That morning we got up and headed through Grant’s Pass, Oregon – a lovely little town, and headed South and West.
On our drive down the Alcan, we made a stop at Milepost 516 at a small rest stop along side what is called “Whirlpool Canyon.” Whirlpool canyon is a section of the Liard River where massive rapids form whirlpools, and “icebergs”,” logs and more get swirled around and around. The area is amazingly beautiful, so […]
On Day 9 of our trip, we got up from the Fort Lewis Army Travel Camp, and headed south on I-5, hoping to have less traffic than we did the day before. Joshua snapped this photo as we were loading up to go. None of us had had coffee yet. Us without coffee…not a good […]
This drive brought us back to very rugged and mountainous terrain. It went from dry, rocky desert to lush green wilderness in a matter of a couple curves. We also made an interesting stop along the way. In Cache Creek, we stayed at a place called the “Brookside Campground.” It was a nice place, though […]
After leaving Dawson Creek, we were no longer traveling on the Alaskan Highway. Now we were traveling on Highway 97. One of the towns we passed through was Chetwynd. Chetwynd is memorable for their wood carvings that are everywhere. It is the location of an international wood carving competition…chain saw carving! Along this leg of […]