Snow in Redwoods 2
February 26 2011 05:08 PM Filed in: Travelogue
Snow in Redwoods 1
February 22 2011 07:26 PM Filed in: Travelogue
When you see redwoods in snow, what you are probably seeing is the cousin tree of coastal redwoods, the giant Sequoia, draped in a wintery mantle. Pictures of coastal redwoods in snow are rarer, because it doesn’t snow very often along the California northcoast, and when it does, many of the roads to the prime groves are closed. Type in “snow in redwoods” (with quotes) in google and you get nothing. Pictures of coastal redwoods draped in snow are a kind of holy grail for those of us who try to photograph these massive, heaven reaching trees. Read More...
Exploring the Northcoast 2: Dry Lagoon
February 21 2011 06:42 PM Filed in: Travelogue
About seven miles north of Patrick’s Point, nestled between Big Lagoon and Stone Lagoon is the so-called Dry Lagoon, entitled such because in the summer, it is largely dry. In the winter, during the rainy season, a shallow lagoon tends to form among the reeds and grasses on the other side of a wide, surf battered beach. A modest parking area is connected to Highway 101 by a narrow paved road. Read More...