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Vacation: Part 11: Buena Vista State Beach: 03/01/07
Over the Presidents' Day weekend we took our first vacation as a family of four. I've been posting photo montages of each place we stopped on my livejournal site but I plan to post a more in depth description of what we did here, one stop per day.
Now that I've filled you in on the Roosevelt elk we saw on the way northward, let's blip back to Oregon for the return trip to Eureka.
We finished lunch and our book purchases by 2 PM, so we were on schedule for starting our trip down the coast with enough time to stop at a number of sites we had skipped on the way north.
Our first stop on the way was Buena Vista State Beach. We parked at a large turn out bookended by a pair of huge boulders.
Harriet needed both a diaper change and some milk to wash down her lunch so she and I spent most of the time in the car. I took turns between watching the huge white waves crash into the rocks and rereading chapters of Treasure of Khan while Ian and Sean went out to explore.
Ian told me later that he and Sean found a trail behind the southern bolder that lead down to the beach. From there they could see all the way south along the beach probably back into California. He and Sean didn't have the camera so I don't have any photographs of the view they saw but it sounded wonderful.