Oregon Trip – Day 3 – Crescent City, California

After Crater Lake, we then made our way south. It looked something like this

The first stop on that trip was Crescent City, California, home of rocky shores and lighthouses.

From 7-1-2012 Day 3 – Crescent City

Oh, and sea birds.

From 7-1-2012 Day 3 – Crescent City

On the day we were there the weather was chilly and the seafowl were hungry.

From 7-1-2012 Day 3 – Crescent City

Something about these rocky beaches set against the liquid movement of the sea just makes one stop and take a deep and satisfied breath.

From 7-1-2012 Day 3 – Crescent City

At the end of the breakwater, we found these strange concrete… somethings… that I’m still not sure of the purpose for.

From 7-1-2012 Day 3 – Crescent City

Hours later we moved to a softer spot on the beach.

From 7-1-2012 Day 3 – Crescent City
From 7-1-2012 Day 3 – Crescent City

Mucking about in the tide pools, life teems.

From 7-1-2012 Day 3 – Crescent City
From 7-1-2012 Day 3 – Crescent City
From 7-1-2012 Day 3 – Crescent City

In the evening, we viewed the area from the opposite vantage point.

From 7-1-2012 Day 3 – Crescent City

And we watched the sun set on a chilly ocean.

11 comments

  1. Thanks Rob – Miss Penny and I plan to go home to Oregon next yr. These wonderful photos will sustain us till then. Have a safe & gorgeous trip. Blow the Columbia River Gorge a kiss from us – that’s where we see ourselves.
    Regards,
    codifyer
    ~^~

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