Channel Island Backpack Tour - Part2
Thursday, September 16th to Tuesday, September 21, 2010
by Winston Walker
In part 2, take in the unique serene ocean quiet of Smugglers Cove as waves roll up onto the pebble beach, creating the unique sound of pebbles tumbling over each other during the receding water.
View the yachts/schooners anchored in the cove. Take in the sounds of waves crashing against the shore line cliffs.
The next day, on the mainland, see the spectacular sunset over the Santa Barbara Channel from Ventura Pier.
Six extraordinary days in California divided into a 3 part video.
Day 1 - arrival in California and touring the Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center.
Day 2 to 4 - the ocean ride between Ventura and Santa Cruz Island, Channel Islands National Park; the 3 day campout on the
Island along with the daily hikes to cliff overlooks and island coves.
Back on the mainland during day 4, we'll visit the Ventura Harbor Village market place and Ventura Pier.
Day 5 – Visit the Danish themed town of Solvang. See still images photo site for the remaining part of day 5 and day 6
from Santa Barbara, the hills above Santa Barbara and the surfers on Ventura Beach.