Northern California

May 22, 2016

THIS PAGE IS OF OUR TRAVELS IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

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This Northern California page includes Lake Davis, Walker Mine, Redding, Lassen Peak, Shasta Lake, Mt. Shasta, Calistoga, Napa, Grass Valley, Sacramento, John Muir Beach, Stinson Beach, Sebastopol, Lake Berryessa, Garberville, Avenue of the Giants, Arcata, Fortuna, Loleta, Eureka, Trinidad, Folsum Lake, Clear Lake, Lakeport, Plumas County, Dunsmuir, Scenic Highway 1, Rocklin, Mendocino County, Petaluma, Camino, Placerville, South Lake Tahoe & Geyserville

THESE VIDEOS ARE OF CALISTOGA
FROM OUR 6TH JOURNEY


The next 2 videos are of a Petrified Forest near Calistoga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7Pr2frGTsY

Petrified Forest

Here is Putah Creek near Napa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47h61Y-zGzE

Putah Creek

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rr39evbBmOU

Petrified Forest 2

THESE 2 VIDEOS ARE OF CALISTOGA FROM OUR 3RD JOURNEY

Check out this huge castle built around a vineyard.
A lifelong dream of the owner and the little town of Calistoga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2z_B9cwJmlw

Castello Di Amorosa Winery

Here is the town of Calistoga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yORh8HBdpu4

Calistoga

These are videos from our 4th Journey

The next 3 videos of Northern California are of my experience riding
on a train through the vineyards of Napa Valley


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zTYT39t3II

Napa Valley Wine Train

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zTYT39t3II

Napa Valley Wine Train 3


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zTYT39t3II

Napa Valley Wine Train 2

The next 2 videos are of Lake & Napa Counties
from our 4th journey

Here I am heading to Lake county. I took the long way there and ran into Lake Berryessa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMnKLo8Vw8w

Lake Berryessa

Here is a road out in the middle of nowhere

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4JIAu5GWbY

Knoxville Road

These videos of Napa are from our 3rd Journey

Jim Huffington of Montington Vineyards gave me a tour of his vineyard.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAcd0T-jqoc

Montington Vineyards

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6xnK8DmCZg

Napa

These videos are from our 6th Journey

The next 2 videos of Northern California are of Camino & Placerville

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87WOqYll-nA

Camino

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QV8rk-0a9Dg

Placerville

The next 6 videos are of South Lake Tahoe
from our 7th journey

The next 4 videos are of my Heavenly Ski experience

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xc5VuxrwQJY

My Heavenly Ski Trip

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuDOTD8Adcw

My Heavenly Ski Trip 3

Here’s our ski & snowboard sponsor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqkMxdQAjAg

Shoreline of Tahoe Ski & Snowboard


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsxRDDyI1DI

My Heavenly Ski Trip 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yAHnUo3LoI

My Heavenly Ski Trip 4

Here is the town

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxOSvnQXQwY

South Lake Tahoe

The next 2 videos are of Fortuna & Loleta
from our 7th journey

Here is our first casino/resort sponsor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oK_-kC73Z68

Bear River Casino

Here is a member of the Bear River Band telling the history of his tribe and of their casino

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbBaMveFDXY

Barry Bernard

These are videos from our 5th Journey

The next 8 videos are of Trinidad, Arcata & Eureka

Here is Highway 299 from Redding to Arcata

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1XXMq8Al28

Scenic Byway 299

The next 2 videos are of an ocean inlet in Trinidad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2FOlvXp2N8

Trinidad Coastline

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwONzqv4nm8

Arcata

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNMmxPZ3i7k

Eureka Boardwalk


Here I am heading to a secluded spot I discovered on my 3rd journey, I explain how to get there

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTDujidl54A

On to Trinidad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVdr6iYEsek

Trinidad Coastline 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zli8PGuxpL4

Eureka-Old Town & Downtown

Here is my first Teppenyaki restaurant

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RF2nQiEIJEA

Bayfront Restaurant

The next 3 videos are of Mendocino County
from my 5th Journey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfTMK3mNO7I

Orr Springs Road

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6xOQzvNdg4

Montgomery Woods State Park 2


The next 2 videos are of a secluded unknown redwood forest that just happens to have some of the tallest trees in the world

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtFmGO-OWBg

Montgomery Woods State Park

The next video is of Petaluma

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sS3KA15bTDM

Historic Downtown Petaluma

THESE VIDEOS ARE FROM OUR 4TH JOURNEY

The next 2 videos of Northern California are of Plumas County

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMIShVwn-Ik

Lake Davis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNdsPxegpl0

Walker Mine

The next 2 videos are of Redding, California
from our 4th Journey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wR9p7YQQDec

Lassen Peak

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cd7tWlNJaw

Sundial Bridge

The next 3 videos are of Dunsmuir
from our 4th Journey

Here I am heading to Dunsmuir. Check out the crags on the way

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEtSsAH1RHU

Dunsmuir, California

Here is the gardens

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bGnIHLHE7Q

Dunsmuir Gardens


Here is a trail behind Cave Springs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vo17ZHMMq8o

Cave Springs Trail

The next 4 videos are of Mt. Shasta
from our 4th Journey

Here is my trip up the mountain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__p6EKUbmo0

Mt. Shasta

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43oLnqRMDzk

Earthdance 2012 #2


The next 3 videos are of Earthdance 2012

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oztGopsU0Bw

Earthdance 2012

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-FZT-iTPzY

Earthdance 2012-Prayer for Peace

These next 3 videos of Northern California are of Rocklin & Sacramento
from our 3rd Journey

I’m going through Grass Valley on my way to Sacramento

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdtOBZs_XFI

Grass Valley

I just happen to be in Sacramento at the time of the state fair

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLXl0RrVhPE

California State Fair


From Grass Valley, I head to Sacramento via Rocklin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-kboSQ_fZ0

Rocklin & Sacramento

The next 4 videos are of Sebastopol & Scenic Highway 1
from our 3rd Journey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLWaQJy0j7Q

Hwy 1 & John Muir Beach

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEBMrX074HM

Sebastopol & Highway 116


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVtos6FuTM0

Hwy 1 & Stinson Beach

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhdrVC-I7F8

Highway 1-Finale

The next 5 videos are of Garberville & the Avenue of the Giants
from our 3rd & 7th journeys

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOZpouoc11g

Garberville from the 7th Journey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fR_n0tM21CU

Avenue of the Giants-Founders Grove (3rd Journey)

Here is some more redwoods further north of the Avenue of the Giants and wait till you see an unadvertised remote beach shrouded in fog I found by accident in Trinidad. What a sight.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGMLEL8Tuz8

More Redwoods & Trinidad (3rd Journey)


Here are some of the tallest trees in North America-some over 350 feet high.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vG110tpVtCo

Avenue of the Giants-Visitors Center (3rd Journey)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HjjN4nyS-I

Avenue of the Giants-Rockefeller Forest (3rd Journey)

The next 5 videos are of Folsom & Lake Berryessa
from our 3rd journey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqHJ_bAOa8s

Ducks at Folsom Lake

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sU6HO_nzTOg

Nimbus Fish Hatchery

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e8BVYthiAE

Hwy 29, Calistoga to Middleton


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSQUcE9z5JQ

Bird Watchers

I’m on my way to Napa via Lake Berryessa. Check out the Monticello Dam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xnfHjc_YMU

Lake Berryessa-Monticello Dam

The next 3 videos are of Lower Lake & Clearlake-East Side
from our 3rd journey

Here’s is the Lower Lake and the east side of Clear Lake

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMaNH331cvE

Lower Lake & Clear Lake-Eastside

The next 2 videos are of a local yocal named
Carrie. She took me to find some diamonds…you heard right…and we found some. This was the first time a girl ever gave me diamonds. Then she took me to the local gold mine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9I43EJPKmx0

Clear Lake Diamonds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nO0m8JbYI04

Gold Mine

The next 2 videos are of Clear Lake-Westside
from our 3rd journey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRAseyTlTME

Clear Lake-westside

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtHEVWxLQQU

Clear Lake-westside & Lakeport

These videos are from our 1st Journey

The next 2 videos of Northern California are of Geyserville & Hwy 101

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=padmkXjzFbo

Geyserville

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKsF3zkZ6Zc

Hwy 101, Northern California on to Oregon