First Sunset (#609)

My first sunset on the California Coastal Trail ~


Just 5 miles north of my present home at Caspar Beach is Fort Bragg, California.  A very cool transformation is taking place there.

The headlands following the coast throughout the town are going native……rather, going back to being native and now, part of the California Coastal Trail.


Once the land was free.  Pomo Indians lived there.  Then it became a containment reservation for Native Americans.  A  huge lumber milling corporation took over the land next; putting in paved roads and sawmills and storage yards.

Today, most of the paved roads have been torn away.  Native plants, trees and flowers are once again flourishing.

Most important, people come every day to enjoy the beauty and serenity of this restored and storied place.

oxo ~ Annie

About TinCanTraveler

Born under a wand'rin' star.... living in my Winnebago, traveling the country, explorer/adventurer, photographer, writer, chi master, massage therapist, retired teacher/counselor, work camper. Appreciation for the freedom to do it all. Enjoying life's ultimate lessons of trust, respect, and grace.
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8 Responses to First Sunset (#609)

  1. Cee Neuner says:

    Annie, An absolutely beautiful sunset.

  2. Sherrill Parry says:

    Wow, how interesting. It is so beautiful. Such grand adventures. I envy you. Always having such a great time no matter where you are. Thanks for the pictures

  3. Our Bumble says:

    Amazing sunset, thanks for sharing. Love the name of your blog..tincan, excellent x

  4. Arianna Rose says:

    Beautiful sunset. That’s wonderful how they’re trying to reverse the damage done to the surrounding nature.

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