Monthly Archives: July 2011

A Bridge not too far: The Golden Gate Bridge – Day 5

It is time to go home. Before I started last stretch of the trip back home, I followed a path towards the beach, to say good bye to the ocean. Here it is. Looks like my South Atlantic. Cold, windy, … Continue reading

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A Bridge not too far: The Golden Gate Bridge – Day 4

It was a great night of sleep again.  Nothing like being on vacation and waking up naturally, with no pressure whatsoever. Meet Otto, the proprietor of the Westport Inn. 85 and all, he is keeping it going. Otto offered coffee … Continue reading

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A Bridge not too far: The Golden Gate Bridge – Day 3 Part III

I like to check the general stores along the road.  This one was in Elk, CA. I would like to mention one thing about traveling on Hwy 1 and 101: the number of bicyclists traveling long distance along the road.  … Continue reading

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A Bridge not too far: The Golden Gate Bridge – Day 3 Part II

Where was I? Yes, Tamales Bay. The fog on the distance, where the Ocean is. From Tamales Bay I continued north, the road distances from the Ocean for a while. I stopped for photos in several of the small communities … Continue reading

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A Bridge not too far: The Golden Gate Bridge – Day 3 Part I

I woke up from a great night of sleep, had enough coffee and cake (whatever was free at the hotel) to jump start my day, packed the bike and left at about 8:00 am.  I figured at that time, going … Continue reading

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A Bridge not too far: The Golden Gate Bridge – Day 2

I woke up to the sound of rain. Or so I thought. The campsite was under tall pine trees that formed a canopy several feet high. I could hear a somewhat regular tapping sound of water hitting on the tent … Continue reading

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A Bridge not too far: The Golden Gate Bridge – Day 1

Day 1: Eugene, OR to Trinidad, CA (328 miles / 525 Km) I left Eugene on July 24th.  I would have 5 days to go to San Francisco, cross the Golden Gate Bridge, turn around and be back in Eugene … Continue reading

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