John Wayne'S Waterfront Resort
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We spent three days at John Wayne resort, so called because John Wayne donated the land around there for a marina and recreational facilities. I can't make this up...really. Anyway, we had a great time here because the Dungeness Recreation area has so much to do. We drove around, exploring, as we usually do, and saw some very cool stuff, including …
... Park where an old trestle crosses the Dungeness River. Looking down from the bridge you can see salmon swimming upstream headed to their birthplace for spawning. Then we wandered over to Sequim Bay and walked around John Wayne Marina...the Duke donated the 22 acres of land where it is ...
... Who knows, maybe this event triggered a desire on the part of the American government to accelerate commencement on the building of the Alaskan Highway which they felt was needed should the Japanese decide to invade via the Aleutians.
We made a brief stop at the Fort on the banks of the Columbia to have our lunch, looking across the entrance to the Columbia to Washington State a long way over the other side of the river. From there we headed for the town of Astoria ...
... sea lions.
In the evenings we cooked on the barbeque and chilled at our hostel, Tofinoīs Travellerīs Guesthouse, and in the morning we got waffles for breakfast. This is the most fluffy hostel Iīve ever been to and itīs really amazing. It’s just a big house that was turned into a hostel. There are several rooms with bunkbets and the whole place is covered with quotes, pictures and texts and the owner is super friendly. Unfortunately I didn’t have time to make ...
... our bag back (you have to hand in your backpack to the shop keeper in exchange for a peg) without the peg you don’t get your bag back. Eek!! We searched high and low for this blinking peg and do you know where it was? The inside of the shorts he had tried on. He had been carrying it around the whole time! We had a chat with a bloke who was in the shop who said that the best thing to do on a nice sunny day is follow the path around the harbour to a place called West ...
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Spent three days here. Fabulous. Great view over the marina, GREAT hiking and biking trails, location ideal. We had a great time here and enjoyed the panoramic vista of Puget Sound
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