Point Cabrillo Light Station

I drove right past the road for this place on Wednesday and am glad I looked at my maps and other materials last night or I would have overlooked it again today.  Just north of Mendocino is this little lighthouse which is only 45 feet tall:

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As I walked down the 1/2 mile road to the lighthouse this was an inlet off to my left.  You’ll see another angle of it later in this post.

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And this was an inlet off to my right:

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The lighthouse itself arguably isn’t that attractive up close and looking straight at it:

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The real charm shows itself when you view it from an angle:

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This is the unforgiving coastline it is warning marine travelers of:

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Other vantage points of the left inlet:

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And in the upper left side of the next photo, this lone seal found his own personal rock to take a nap on:

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Here is the Lighthouse Inn Bed & Breakfast:

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And a smaller house next to it which I believe may be rented for your next family vacation:

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