My 2008 Pleasureway's Maiden Voyage up the West Coast Summer 2008 by Rick Swallow Page 4Note: For any picture on this website, to see a much, much larger view of it, just click and drag the picture of your choice to your desktop and open it with your favorite picture viewing program (Preview works well on Macs).
Thursday, July 9, 2008 I left Glide and headed south for Jacksonville, OR. I had made arrangements to take a tour by Segway of this old mining town. I happened to be the only rider for the afternoon tour, and since I had basically seen the town by way of an afternoon street trolley tour, the guide took me off the beaten path along a hiking trail above the town (pictures below). Also took an interesting ride through the old town cemetery.
By early evening I was in Monterey, where I took these pictures of the "Moon Tree," just down the street from Veteran's Memorial Park where I spent the night (right in the heart of town). It's a Coast Redwood planted from a seed that had been taken to the moon!
Friday, July 11, 2008
I visited Cannery Row in Monterey first thing in the morning and toured the aquarium for a few hours before heading home.
On 46, just before joining I5, I drove through the Lost Hills Oil Producing area, where there are hundreds upon hundreds of oil wells. I had not originally intended on driving all the way home but, what can I say? Only a few hundred miles to go!!!
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