S: 2011 Raanan Family Summer Road Trip
BC: Itinerary 1. San Anselmo, CA 2. Jedediah Smith State Park, CA 3. Oregon Caves Monument 4. Ashalnd & Crater Lake, OR 5. Walnut Creek, CA 6. Sonoma, CA 7. San Anselmo, CA 8. San Mateo, CA | 1,7 | 6 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 8 | 5
FC: 2011 Raanan Family Summer Road Trip | June 25 - July 9
1: First, a stopover in San Anselmo.
2: On the way to our campsite....those trees are SOOOO big!
4: After we set up camp, we found a river running by the campground (we never did make it back to swim in it). | Camping with the Yarons at Jedediah Smith State Park
5: Good food and good friends around the campfire!
6: There's nothing like Hobo Popcorn for breakfast!
7: Our first full day and already out for a hike!
8: Inspirational words and scenery!
10: Uzzi will now show you the proper rock-skipping technique.
11: "And then...." | At the end of our hike we found the river again (but alas no bathing suits to swim in).
12: We made it to the Oregon Coast...after much backroad driving! Clouds were already indicating the impending storm
13: And then the rains came on the second night! After waking up to a wet tent floor, we packed up and found other lodgings.... | Our campsite (before) | Our Campsite (after)
14: First, we found a little hike with two converging streams at the end...and Smokey The Bear! | Who will smile first?
17: We relaxed at our new digs and even made time for some hoops!
18: We toured Oregon Caves National Monument before going our separate ways.
20: crater lake | Swimming--and snow--all in the same relative area!
21: Gilbert & Sullivan at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival...go figure!
23: We spent the weekend in Walnut Creek for Sam Gershik's Bar Mitzvah. It was one great event after another!!
24: Good times spent with the Hummels in Sonoma...we even went to a hometown 4th of July parade!
25: Making marshmallow taffy...yum! | The BEST Ice Cream!!!
26: Making our own stop-motion movies at the Zeum in San Francisco! | On the Carousel! | We spent a couple of days in San Anselmo with the Lees; Alyson, Steven and Rudy.
27: We ended our trip with the Swiecki's in San Mateo, where we met Khufu (the biggest puppy we ever saw!). Another great time with great friends! | Oh No! Mr. Bill! | Chocolate (not so) Molten Lave Cake!! | Emma the herb girl!