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... we passed a derelict dockside warehouse that had been taken over by sea lions. It was fascinating to see them swimming and climbing around the old pilings and ruins of the warehouse. Though the quite appreciable noises they made were amusing to us, I would imagine the locals must get tired of be awakened to the barking and trumpeting.
We stopped for a cafe au lait and diet coke (you ...
... on Silver Lake. We watched a short movie detailing the events leading up to the 1980 eruption and the redevelopment of the area after the side of the mountain had exploded. The film showing how fast the mountain disappeared was quite terrifying, as were the displays about how the state of Washington and the Columbia River has taken a long time to recover.
Quite sobering were the displays about volcanic eruptions throughout the ages, and how small the ...
... The sea lions are enormous, honking creatures, beloved by tourists but not so much by the townsfolk. Sea lions eat copious amounts of salmon, which hurts the commercial fishery and also the fishing charter businesses because the sea lions will snatch the catch right off the rod. I heard various diabolical schemes for culling the sea lions, but I noticed the ones lolling underneath the restaurant were unperturbed.
... to the Pacific starting in St. Louis, MO. Thirty-one people made the trek. The local Clatsop and Chinook Indians helped them survive the winter by trading elk, fish and dog meat to them. The Indians here actually knew a few words of English from trading with ships that had sailed up the coast. Lewis had a personal slave with him, named York, and his black skin was very popular with the Indians. After the expedition's return to St. Louis, Lewis gave him and ...
Today we head out to Astoria to see Joleen's beach house. It is a fixer upper that she bought this last Spring. It is about a 2 hour drive to the coast. We went across the Astoria Bridge (crosses the Columbia River) to Illwaco to see if we could find our friend Deny (no luck) and then back to Tigard.