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Novato and Arizona
and Oregon Coast with Lighthouses Fall 2008
Skipping through Oregon and Northern California, through the Red Woods
Then taking HWY 1 to and via the California Coast to Novato.
Hwy #1 North California where
it meets the Pacific Ocean (N-California)
PT Arena Light on HWY 1, South of Fort Bragg (CA)
Lilli and Nik at a swim meet in Novato Pool (CA)
At the Golden State Park on a Sunday afternoon
Eric, Sjoukje and Irene watching Lilli and Nik Irene with a giant Honey Bee (botanical garden)
San Francisco to Arizona
Green Power for Palm Springs. Joshua Tree National Park
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
Clarinet Cup Cactus in Bloom.
Beavertail Cactus Barrel Cactus
Flowers Saguaro Cactus
Prickly Pear Cactus at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
Kitt Observatory with a 4 meter telescope, one of 24.
San Xavier Mission still in use since the Spaniards (South of Tucson)
Coronado National Park at the Mexican border Chainfruit Cholla
History in Bisbee's - copper mining equipment Slaughter Ranch at the border (South East AZ)
Slaughter Ranch at the border (South East AZ)
Douglas Hotel entrance stairs Shoot-out at the OK Corral (Enactment)
Casa Grande ruins
How to start with a bridge over the Colorado River at Hoover Dam
Two more days to drive home.
Lunch Picnic along Hwy 395.
Europe trip with Anja
Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland
and via Paris to England
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Fall of 2008
Lighthouses of Oregon
Starting at Pacific City, South of Tillamook
Lonely beach, retrieving fishing boat. Sunset at Newport harbor.
Seals are borrowing sleeping platforms in Newport harbor Yaquina Head Light.
Lamp of Lighthouse. Yaquina Head, view from top of Lighthouse.
Puffin and Sea Otter
Yaquina Bay at Newport Very old and tall tree. Irene in comparison.
Blow hole at Perpetua State Park. Perpetua Head with the many blow holes.
Florence - Harbor, board walk and market.
Finding a spot on the beach Board kiting
Umpqua River Lighthouse, from the road and from the beach.
Cape Arago State Park - lots of sea lions.
Cape Arago State Park Arboretum.
Cape Arago State Park Arboretum
Lonely tree on top of rock.
Cape Arago Lighthouse on an island.
Removal of a large freighter, New Carissa, on the Oregon Beach - Last remnant to be cut up (right)
Irene at Coquille River Lighthouse (Bandon).
Cape Blanco Lighthouse, 10mi N of Port Orford.
Port Orford boatyard and boat lift. No boat moorage here.
Along the Rogue River old growth trees, 12 m E of Gold Beach.
Large Douglas Tree and a Myrtle Wood tree.
From here we went home via a lonely pass to Grants Pass and via I5 North to Hillsboro.
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