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Stories and Tips Eureka

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Avenue of the Giants

Written by jmineo on 05 Feb, 2001

On Monday, we abandoned both the BMW Club Itinerary and our friends for a little hiking and meditation within the "Avenue of the Giants." We took the 33-mile scenic highway ride, paralleling the current Highway 101 between Phillipsville and Pepperwood as it winds along the…Read More


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Final Destination - Eureka

Written by jmineo on 05 Feb, 2001

When we arrived in Eureka we toured the town (on foot) and we were amazed by the stark contrasts. The historical section of town had many beautiful and ornate Victorian homes but we also saw "shacks" dispersed between these homes. The Carson Mansion was one…Read More


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Mt. Shasta Dam

Written by jmineo on 05 Feb, 2001

As you can see it was a beautiful view of Shasta Dam, Lake Shasta and Mt. Shasta (unfortunately the photo does not capture it). We then proceeded to Mt. Lassen Volcanic National Park. When we arrived at the park, my wife and I were itching…Read More


An Introduction to Car Club Driving Enthusiasm - Is It For You

Written by jmineo on 05 Feb, 2001

My wife and I joined our Los Angeles BMW Car Club Association (BMWCCA) local chapter on a weekend adventure. We started the adventure with a smooth drive (once we got past the L.A. area congestion) to Fresno, California - our planned first stop. While enjoying…Read More


Eureka, by way of Weaverville

Written by jmineo on 05 Feb, 2001

On Sunday, we drove down Highway 299 to Eureka, always keeping an eye out for Big Foot! (Sorry, no sighting) We stopped at Weaverville to take in this little town's history. Weaverville is the site of the Joss House State Historic Park, a tribute to…Read More


Meeting the BMW owners

Written by jmineo on 05 Feb, 2001

We woke up refreshed and ready to drive on Saturday morning. While eating our complementary breakfast (continental), we were scanning the crowd to see who was a BMW owner and who wasn't. To tell you the truth, it was easy to identify a BMW owner.…Read More


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