Lost Coast Tour 2016 in Tin Lizzie

Day 10 – Free Day in Fort Bragg (23 miles plus ride on skunk train)

We get up and have breakfast at the hotel. We meet at 10:30 at the train depot and take the ride on the “skunk train” called that for the smell from the engine in the old days. We only are able to take a short ride because the first tunnel has collapsed, so not much of a ride.

When we return I do a little shopping and we then go to see the Botanical Gardens. It is 47 acres of very nicely done various gardens. The begonias and dahlias are especially nice. We eat lunch in their cafe after walking through the gardens.

                                                           Begonias were beautiful

                                              This spider picked a nice place to call home.

                                                          Mom enjoying the gardens.

                                                              Big gorgeous dahlias.

                                                        Mom enjoying the dahlia garden.

Our next stop was going to the Point Cabrillo Lighthouse.

                                      The sense in the lighthouse is very big and very pretty.

                                   The views from the lighthouse of the coast were gorgeous.

                             Mom enjoys the coastal views and conversation with a lady at the lighthouse.

                                                            What a beautiful day!

                            Had to get some pictures of the “naked lady” flowers, they are everywhere.

                                 We go through the lighthouse keepers house and museum.

The “naked lady” flower is such a unique plant with burgundy stems, no leaves and pretty pink flowers.

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