A few details from the Curley Redwood Lodge; built from parts of one tree... The interior door shown is, by way of example, one piece of ancient wood.
More about this on today's post.
Dominating the strand.
I drove to Eureka, California to help a good friend moving some things back to Seattle. On the way down we did a short hike along the Smith River and we saw some great Redwood trees.
We hiked along the Hiouchi trail in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Couldn't catch it, alas! But a beautiful frog!
Found along the Stout Grove trail.
Ensatina eschscholtzii picta