Death Valley—Day 1

After a long drive Friday night, waking up Saturday in the desert!

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Searching for wildflowers!

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Liz’s photo…

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Grasses in the desert!

Sea of wildflowers…

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Water!

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Dante’s View…

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Day 21—Coos Bay, OR to Humboldt, CA

  Waking up in Coos Bay, Oregon…

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Gluten free pancakes at Pancake Mill – yum!!

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Checking out Mingus Park…

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Driving down the Oregon coast…

Taking a hike from a random trailhead…

Made it back to California!


Redwood Gate to the Golden State!

One of our favorite parks…

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park…

Driving to Albee Creek Campground…

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Day 14—Columbia Icefield

Another very early morning, to drive up to Columbia Icefield, on the northern border of Banff National Park and southern border of Jasper National Park.

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Driving in a giant bus up to the icefield!
(look how steep that road is!)

Giant fissure!

So touristy… standing on Athabasca Glacier!

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Hazy day from the fires in the area… =/

Skywalk…

Yess construction!!

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Back at camp…

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Half Moon Bay!!

Henning and I joined Joanna, Eddie and more for a 24-hour adventure in Half Moon Bay.  Activities included kayaking in the harbor….

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…Half Moon Bay Brewery…

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…camping…

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…Cards Against Humanity and the shredded paper pyre…

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…s’mores!…

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…wine (where is it?  we drank it all)…

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…roasted Reese Peanut Butter Cups…

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…campfire peach cobbler…

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…and karaoke at the unforgettable Cameron’s Pub on the other side of our RV park campground!

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