12-10-06 Saturday 182 days of riding 29 miles today. Beautiful Short Big tree ride today into Crescent City, Mass and hotel tonight.
Another quick night of set up no tent just the tarp, after 43 miles and over the last summit out of Oregon.
The fog up the mountain on the Redwoods.
One of those sights I can stop at on the side of road with no pull outs.
The short cut says go over this bridge on Smith River and turn right
The sign failed to mention one of most beautiful and awesome trips through the Coastal Red Wood trees. I am glad the google maps bicycle route put me on this short cut.
of course looking up only makes you samller
Bicycling along here is impossible with out being touched by the immensity of the surroundings
The height is awe inspiring. These tall straight ones are the to be respected. The Giant ones with scars of fire and wind damages are to be admired and emulated.
Riding down this road – This recumbant is the way to see up and around – the Big Trees
There water in this Creek is soo clear and peaceful. you can only see this if walking or riding a bike close to edge.
Pictures of this area are so inadequate to show us what is really, here, now in this present moment. The Sunlight plays, the temperature, the sound all 5 senses are impacted here.
St Josephs church in Crescent city – before Saturday Vigil Mass – tomorrow is Knights of Columbus Breakfast.
The close up view of the rock off Crescent city beach.
Crescent city beach – this tortoise in out on a walk – Meet Lonnie here and talked about bicycling and Guess What? he knows Myrtle the Turtle, Sylvia Halprin, from crazyguyon abike.com, who inspired me to get the Trike and take a long journey. Here I am .