Waters Inn Bed and Breakfast

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Travel Blogs from Stevenson

The Wonders of The Gorge

A travel blog entry by txherrins


... years ago primarily as a "comfort station" for the Colombia River Highway. It is beautifully maintained right down to fresh flowers in the restrooms! Period-clad volunteers share insight into the history of the area...the costume designs came from a 1916 Sears Catalogue. The views from Vista House are just wonderful. And to think that my parents as young newly weds ...

Columbia River Gorge - Oregon Side

A travel blog entry by nanseaj


... tires in hand. The young man at the bike shop was quickly able to diagnose the problem - goatheads, a.k.a. puncturevine, a.k.a death to tires.

These thorns embed themselves in the tire and apparently there is never just one goathead, they run in packs and will ruin and otherwise pleasant day of riding. It would have been too labor intensive to remove them all so instead we opted for a ...

A Day in the Life of a Fish Hatchery Volunteer!

A travel blog entry by jimconnietravel


... in a tote…. Once frozen and collected… remember to collect 900,000 eggs… at say 4200 eggs per female… that requires 215 adult females and 215 adult males…. A total of 430 adult fish… at say 15 lbs each… 6450 lbs of fish… we freeze these non edible, not suitable for pet food, fish food, or any other use… until we have enough to fill a 20 yard dumpster…. We call in a 20 yard ...

We Are Mostly Alone.... Except For A Lot Of Fish!

A travel blog entry by jilnmike


... They are sorted by a scanner/sorter machine. The fish enter a scanner and if a tag is detected that fish is separated from the rest. The tag contains information as to where the salmon was raised and when it was released. The tag is removed and the fish is placed with the others.

The fish go down a chute and into another elevator where they are deposited on to a sorting table. Two people then place the fish into "totes", large plastic bins. The totes are filled ...

Being prepared

A travel blog entry by ktowell


... you remember where the crutches are? and do you have time to go to the emergency room and be finished before you have to pick the kids up after school?

All this being said, I DID go to the sports store and buy some padded bike shorts because I was hearing a lot of stories about chaffing (I guess from fat thighs rubbing?) and hemorrhoids (which I think grow in your ass?). So I am doing SOME kind of proactive bike trip ...