April 23, 2009 Cessna Flight from Florence, OR, Part 1

Gregg and Rosalie had moved the Cessna 172 to the Florence Airport so we headed out for a ride.   Diane and Rosalie were in the back seat and Bill was in the co-pilot seat trying out the Canon SX-10IS for the first time in the airplane.

First a bit north over the city:

Heading over the ocean:

There are still dunes north of Florence:

Gorse is an invasive weed that is causing this color:

Sea Lion Caves coming up:

The sea lions outside the cave:

A close-up of the sea lions:

Heceta Head Lighthouse:

Lots of sea birds below the lighthouse.

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