California · United States

Klamath, California and Trees Of Mystery

If you plan to enjoy the "supernatural magic" of the Redwoods, then you must visit Trees Of Mystery located on Highway 101, right on the Pacific Coast.  This family-owned & operated nature attraction is only 36 miles south of the Oregon border. Opened in 1946, this is an 8/10th's of a mile groomed interpretive trail… Continue reading Klamath, California and Trees Of Mystery

Europe · Francais · Italy · Switzerland · Monaco · Chamonix

Memories of traveling from the snowy Alps to the sparkling Mediterranean

I have the most wonderful memory of a trip I took with my Mom in  Spring of 1997 when I was 27. A lot of it brings tears to my eyes simply because the scenery was so unexpectedly jaw-dropping that I can't adequately describe the experience with words. The part of our Paris to Monaco… Continue reading Memories of traveling from the snowy Alps to the sparkling Mediterranean

California · Uncategorized · United States

More About Crescent City, California

There are a few more places to check out if you are up in the northern part of the California coast, especially in Crescent City. At Ocean World, you can take a 45-minute fully-guided tour which is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.  You can learn about the unique creatures who live and play within the rocks near… Continue reading More About Crescent City, California

California · United States

Battery Point Lighthouse & Museum – Crescent City, California

Crescent City is located at the very tippy-top of California.  I found a great map on Pinterest of this area: If you look at the "inset" box on the top right, you will find the Battery Point Lighthouse. The lens (in the tower's lantern room) lit up the night sky for the first time in… Continue reading Battery Point Lighthouse & Museum – Crescent City, California

California · United States

Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, Northernmost Tip of California

Located not far from the border of Oregon, is the last in a long stream of redwood parks that stretch up the California coast.   Just drive 9-miles east from Crescent City (near the ocean) inland & you will find this untrammeled redwood forest.  This is one of the most "pure" of redwood parks.  You can't… Continue reading Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, Northernmost Tip of California

California · United States

California’s Redwood Highway

Marin, Mendocino, and Sonoma counties. The Pacific Coast Highway. I would love to see these areas on a driving trip up the California coast. So I'm going to to do a little research on the small, coastal towns, beaches, and any other attractions along the way.    What originally caught my eye was this picture of… Continue reading California’s Redwood Highway

Cruises · general info

Ready for a cruise get-away? Learn everything you need to know from the world’s leading cruise trade association website

http://videos.cruising.org/considering-your-first-cruise CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) is "the" cruise industry trade association and it is dedicated to educating and advocating for the cruise ship community.  You can't find a better wealth of information than what you see on its website: https://www.cruising.org/ I retrieved the above video about all of the different styles of cruising on… Continue reading Ready for a cruise get-away? Learn everything you need to know from the world’s leading cruise trade association website