Pogonip (Across III)

After the slightly dreary Across pictures, it’s time to have a look at the other side of Across. The Pogonip is a wooded area adjacent to the University of Santa Cruz. 

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The word appears to come from a native American language and signifies dense, frozen fog. The pictures  here were taken at an evening walk, after the long drive across. 

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The ground is characteristically covered with Redwood needles. This is not southern Indiana anymore.

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Only the occasional maple leaves remind us of the existence of changing seasons and places.

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Then there are special places, like the Rock Garden, or the Lichen Tree.

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Now the fog can come.