Nostalgia Ain’t What It Used To Be
What would a drive through northern California be without a visit to “The Trees of Mystery”? We were last here with John and Lorna 40 years ago (and no Lorna, your camera has not yet been turned in), and there have been a couple of changes. Apparently Homeland Security considered Paul Bunyan a security risk and dis-armed him:
They now have a wonderful little museum there, which contains a large number of artifacts belonging to First Nations/Native Americans from tribes all over North America and beyond, with separate alcoves for each tribal group. It really is impressive, considering that it receives no federal or state government funding, and exists only through donations and gift shop sales.
We continued up the coast, with new vistas around every corner:
We arrived at the Bandon KOA in late afternoon and settled in:
We are here for one night, then head to Neskowin for 2 nights.