I’m in Mendocino, California.
It’s nice to be back in my home state.
I don’t think I’ve ever been to Mendocino before.
(Unless I was here as a very young child.)
It was a treacherous, white knuckle, drive to get here.
I even had to brake suddenly for a fawn who decided to walk in front of my car.
She was adorable.
It’s beautiful here – forest meets sea.
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I spent the afternoon of Day #11 hiking in Van Damme State Park.
It was, quite simply, breathtaking.
I’ll try to get some pictures from the park up soon.
I’ve been to so many amazing places on this road trip.
It has been spectacular.
I’ve got a few more days ahead of me.
Some of those days will be filled with long, brutal, driving hours.
I know the remainder of the trip will be wonderful.
At the same time, it’s been a very long road trip.
I’m getting a little car/hotel weary.
I’ve been living out of a suitcase for what seems like ages.
When I finally do make it home,
It will feel fantastic to sleep in my own bed.