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Muir Woods Day Trip

Posted by olemike on 07/24/2013

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We have been having some pretty hot weather here lately so Leona and I decided we needed to take a “Stay Cool” day trip – what better place for that than the California North Bay. We stayed at the home of Poor Mans Whiskey  (actually my son’s house in Santa Rosa) on a Saturday night and left early Sunday morning for Muir Woods.  We took a number of good pictures.  The one I like best is the cut-away that shows the age of the tree relative to many years ago.

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According to this picture, the tree would be about 1100 years old.  That’s hard to imagine.  It’s not every day that one touches something that old.

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I did think it was interesting that right in the middle of huge Redwood trees, there was giant boulder showing.
After leaving Muir Woods, we traveled on up the coast to Stinson Beach.  There were quite of few folks there picnicking and playing volleyball.

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After leaving Stinson Beach, we stopped in the little town of Olema for lunch.  We are at the Olema Farm House restaurant.  Leona ate Salmon and I had Fish and Chips.  They were both excellent.  We ate on the patio.  It was a gorgeous day.

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We finished the day with some ice cream in the little town of Tomales and then headed home to the heat of Roseville.  Our “Stay Cool” jaunt was over.

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