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... through wifi and not even having cell coverage where we were last night so that a text to let the girls know we were safe didn't go through till sometime today. Walked the beach and put my feet in the Pacific Ocean and remembered often the trip we took the girls on so many years ago now-- ah, the memories. And even further back, to when my mom took Gary and I down the Oregon Coast.
Tonight we are in an ...
... you get to pet some of the animals.. unfortunately it was due to close in 30 mins which wasn't long enough to go round..
Change of plan yet again and we decide to find somewhere to stay and depending on how far it was come back in the morning and see what animals we could play with.
As luck would have it - we came across Port Orford about 20 miles down the ride - and found a room in ...
... We never met anyone who was less than courteous (although that motel owner in Richfield, Utah could do with a refresher course at charm school).
But it was more than that.
As a generalisation I think Mercans are more open, more willing to help, give their time and are simply more friendly than the average Brit on first acquaintance. The famous British reserve is in stark contrast to most everyone here. I know we were doing something ...
... bike upright.
I am a complete and utter utter utter utter utter utter knob. Stuck, bloody stuck, stuck, idiot, knob. Idiot stuck. Idiot. If Bill was here we would have been crying so much it would hurt.
I can't move. I walk to the port official who has been watching the idiot on the beach and I beg. I beg to the food cabin near the beach. I beg to the fishermen in the port, I beg to the nearest hotel owner. I beg to locals. I beg to tourists. I beg to people in ...
... in our new home for the next month. The folks next to us are also lighthouse hosts. They have been here for one month. They haven't been maintenance hosts and have decided to try their hand at the lighthouse. When they finish up here they are heading down towards our home town to campground host at a California State Park.
This state park is large. It boasts 4.5 miles of beach, 185 campsites and 13 yurts that are protected from the sea ...