Coquille river, the lighthouse and the beach

We can see the Coquille River lighthouse from our side of the river.

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And so thought we’d pop over to Bullard’s Beach State Park to have a closer look.  It was built in 1896 and is open to the public.  It’s amazing to think that safe shipping in the late 1800s and early 1900s depended on a lighthouse keeper, his lights and fog horns.

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Rafa and I weren’t allowed up to the light because the lady was worried we wouldn’t be able to climb the 12 foot ladder at the end (I reckon I could!) but anyway, we went down to play on the beach instead where we enjoyed the sea “breeze”, dug holes with sticks and found a little hut someone had built out of the drift wood.

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v beach 1

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A perfect, relaxing, sunny last day to our summer holiday.

By Ana.

 

 

 

 

 

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6 Responses to “Coquille river, the lighthouse and the beach”

  1. Bree at meandmy2guys Says:

    So that’s summer at the beach in America hey? Ppppffffttt 🙂

  2. Abuela Says:

    Isn’t the hut magic? I wonder who built it.

  3. Iggy Says:

    Better get Abuela to tell you about how to get to the other side of the river! She knows about that.

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