Day 3: Saturday,
August 3, 2002
pictures below were taken in the natural sunlight streaming through the forest
After leaving Trinidad, we drove
to Redwood National Park and spent the day there.
Trinidad's Memorial Lighthouse
lunch at Rolf's, a fabulous German restaurant where Johannes ordered wienerschnitzel
to honor his German heritage. Christina got a fried oyster and bacon omlette.
In the elk meadows at Redwood
second evening was spent at a little
bed and breakfast in a northern California coastal town called Trinidad
where the population is 311. Christina's family stayed in the very same bed
and breakfast 10 years ago while on vacation.
Left: The sign for Corkscrew
Tree was all the way at the beginning of the trail instead of in front of
the tree itself.
Right: Can you see how the tree twists and corkscrews around itself?
And can you see us there at the base of the tree? (Christina is wearing a
white shirt and Johannes a navy shirt.)
Rocky California coast near the Oregon border
over into Oregon
were forest fires in the Northwest when we were there and they had just opened
these roads up for travel again. The smoke was so thick, it was like heavy fog.
We drove through this for over an hour, so everything in our car smelled like