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Travel Blogs from Astoria
Today was brighter, albeit with some rain later on, and the town was on the beach. With the tide out, it is a vast expanse of sand. But then, this is America, where everything's bigger. Including the hangover I had from last night. Soup was served for neighbours and guests, so we were entertained first by David and Lisa, who lived opposite having downsized to just the 3 acres on retirement. He's a Vietnam vet, and fairly loud-which was totally in keeping, ...
... So over spring break, I will be going from the Grand to the Sapphire to the Crown down the California coast and ending the contract with the same Mexican cruise I've done twice now. I'll have to be dealing with embarking and disembarking three separate times, learning two new ships layouts, and coping with three different managers and teams, along with receiving three appraisals. OYE!
I AM excited to see the Cali coast though! Especially ...
We left Woodburn and headed to the coast and 1250 miles after leaving San Francisco we arrived in Astoria fishing port on the banks of the Columbia river.The drive up to the Columbia river was pretty good , thanks to sat/nav lady. We wouldn’t have got past Portland without her. We walked on the boardwalk pass where the old canneries- now defunct are. There is a trolley that runs along the river ...
... have made another 200 feet...so no problem right?
Spotted a sign along the road, before we entered Tillamook that indicated an Air Museum. I saw the hanger from a distance and could see it was designed to build "helium ships". There are large mooring towers at both ends of the hanger ...
... and walked up the Astoria Column. From here we got amazing 360· views of the two rivers, surrounding towns and the loooong bridge over the Columbia and into Washington. After taking loads of photos and selfies we jaunted down to the local Microbrewery 'Fort George' Another awesome local IPA and Rox's cider later (drunk out of cool jars)we had ended another awesome day. This was another eye opening, tiring and adventurous ...
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