Monday, July 27, 2009

More amazement

On Sunday we made a beeline for Jedediah Smith State Park because we wanted to visit Stout Grove, which they say is the world's most scenic stand of redwoods. On the way, we drove through these:

Look at our teeny, tiny car!

We also stopped along the way for a hike to a waterfall.
We laughed when we came to the end - I think we were both expecting something more grandiose :)
On our way back we passed quite a few people hiking in, and we stopped to chat with one couple who asked what kind of pay-off they could expect for scrambling over fallen redwoods for 3 miles. We showed them our pictures, they appeared disgusted, and I think they ended up turning around. It makes me laugh every time I think of it.

For some crazy reason we didn't take our customary hundred pictures in Stout Grove, but just imagine tons and tons of this:

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