Bend Castle at Wyntoon on the McCloud River in Northern California

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Comments (10)

Emerson R. Zamprogno on August 12, 2010

beautiful isolated castle!

paddlinchix on August 16, 2010

Thanks. I did not take the photos on the following link but you can see lots more photos of the Wyntoon village at the following link. http://entertainment.webshots.com/album/558116133JeCsIH?start=0

Hardt on September 7, 2010

I've been to the Hurst complex a few times and wondered if you where allowed in, or if you walked along the river?

paddlinchix on September 7, 2010

We paddled our kayaks up to the Bend Castle and got out on a gravel bar in the river. We did not go in. I would have been happy to see more of the buildings from a distance - the place is so magical - but the strong current prevented it. We did walk on the bank opposite the castle and got a few more pictures.

TOM Premo on May 27, 2011

Bend Castle at Wyntoon (Hurst complex) by paddlinchix http://www.panoramio.com/photo/37832043


GREAT PHOTO, THANKS...I was at Wyntoon when I worked in Pondosa (1956-60)...TOM from SF and Vietnam

paddlinchix on May 28, 2011

Hi Tom, I envy you. I love that place and would enjoy seeing more. It appears my only option might be to become a Class IV white water kayaker so that I can travel by Wyntoon from upriver. And Tom, thank you for serving in the military and risking your life. I appreciate your sacrifice. I know it must have cost you dearly in many ways.

TOM Premo on May 28, 2011

paddlinchix said: Hi Tom, I envy you. I love that place and would enjoy seeing more. It appears my only option might be to become a Class IV white water kayaker so that I can travel by Wyntoon from upriver. And Tom, thank you for serving in the military and risking your life. I appreciate your sacrifice. I know it must have cost you dearly in many ways.


THANKS for this comment...I also envy you because I drove to Wytoon, rather than by kayak. FYI, I lived in Vietnam for 7 years (1966-72) on a DOD contract.


NGUYÊN MINH TÂM (TOM PREMO) lives six months each year (May-Oct) in Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County, California USA. During the six months (Nov-Apr) he lives in his Vietnam home, the "Whitehouse East", in Thi Xa (Town) Go Cong, Xa (Village) LongHoa-Phuong 5. http://minhtom.multiply.com/photos http://minhtom.multiply.com/photos

paddlinchix on May 28, 2011

Tom, I found more Wytnoon pictures at the following links.

http://entertainment.webshots.com/album/558116133JeCsIH?start=0

http://www.google.com/images?q=wyntoon+photos&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&oe=UTF-8&rlz=1I7DGUSen&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=univ&ei=54c2TK6SF4OksQON0oCpBQ&sa=X&oi=imageresult_group&ct=title&resnum=1&ved=0CCMQsAQwAA&biw=1020&bih=567

http://www.sierrasojourner.com/2007/09/mccloud-river-mt-shasta-adventure.html

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 12, 2010
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    by paddlinchix
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
    • Taken on 2010/07/08 11:06:28
    • Exposure: 0.010s (1/100)
    • Focal Length: 18.20mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • Exposure Bias: 0.67 EV
    • No flash

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