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... this morning was a major climb on hiway 140 that went on for 14 miles and took us from about 2700 feet to 5100 feet and then down the other side...on a twisty mountain road... ****Today's Duh moment**** (we have these Duh moments pretty much every day, but we don't share them in case someone reports us to the 'Stupid Police') For a while we have been wondering why our GPS always has a higher number when we reach the summit of mountains, or when we see ...
... restaurant on site along with a Visitors Center and gift shop. We bought t-shirts, and sat down for a couple of latte's before beginning our hike to the bridge. We also talked to the lady at the Visitors Center, and she said that since we were staying in The Dalles, on the way back we should take the bridge in Cascade Locks across to the Washington side and take bridge at The Dalles to get back to the Oregon side. The Oregon side has ...
... hot out and the wind makes the drive interesting. This hiway, I84, is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Hiway. From here we can clearly see Mount Hood, peaking out from behind all the buttes. (That's a land formation folks...not a bum) Stopped just east of Portland,in Troutdale to hit Walmart for food and screws to fix the chairs and a Camper's World for new chairs and so now we have some extra repair equipment ...
... We later realized that not only did we have a sweet river view, we also had a front row seat to the freight trains passing through each hour. It was a great site despite the train, but we were glad we’d gone for this one without a reservation and only planned to stay two nights. The noise of the trains was pretty skreetching and close!
Erik’s ankle hadn’t fully recovered, so ...
... way this fall 2014 whether its Togwotee pass at
9,658 ft, riding in the ungodly hot sun, trying to sleep in a rain
storm, or just battling headwinds, McKenzie and I are sure to at least
give it our best, try to love each other through the hardship and have a
smile on our face when it’s all said and done.
We appreciate you taking the time to read our story and wish you an awesome day!
Aili Johnston and McKenzie ...