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... it the name "Graveyard of the Pacific". There are several ship remains you can visit on the beach, most are under water. We saw the remains of the Peter Iredale, a British ship that sank in 1906 (see pics). We watched quite a few cargo and cruise ships going up the river to Portland, or coming down. We absolutely loved the little town here, Astoria. Old fishing village with several brew pubs, nice restaurants, cool shops on the pier, and the best fish ...
... than a glimpse.
The road to Mt. St. Helen's was interesting but had some sinking spots that were hard to see with the light spots and shadows coming thru the pines above. Some of them were downright jolting. There was an older woman driving really slow so when I saw my chance I "goosed it" and felt the surge of power that I love about motorcycles. Unfortunately I did not see one of the aforementioned dips in the ...
After thoroughly enjoying our visit to beautiful Portland and surrounds we were very reluctant to leave. All good things must come to an end so we packed 'Archie'up to the roof full of bags, shoes and food ready for our day of travels to Astoria, Oregon.
The first stop about 1.5 hours into our journey was Mt St Helens visitor centre. Mt St Helens was the mountain that blew its top in 1980, well not really its top ...
... contemplated "City or Sea?". I loved Portland, but in the nearly 4 days that I was there I felt as if I had unconsciously been pulled away from God's presence and into the construct of man. Seeing the beams of source energy penetrate through the breaks in densely saturated parcels of atmosphere immediately brought me back into consciousness.
Lessons from this time with God: My soul thrives in nature, Show love to all by living with a smile, slow down ...
... of natural beauty and embracing the inner hippy was just around the corner. Start as you mean to go on!
As I've mentioned previously, Nick & Alli both work all week, so when they get time off they like to make the most of it. It seems the great outdoors is a stone's throw from so many places on this continent, and they both love getting out in the open. With me along for the ride, three's a crowd, and so we packed up ...
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