Captain John's Motel
Travel Blogs from Charleston
In Langlois we found a couchsurfer that lived in the woods. What a wonderful place! So peaceful, quite and in the middle of the forest far out from all the trouble.
Kean (our CS host) made a terrific place ...
... The elk were in the field and some of them had huge racks. We were even able to see some Canada geese up close. It was well worth the detour.
Our stop for the night was in another wonderful state park, this one on Bullards Beach. We rode our bikes to the 4 mile long beach near our campsite then onto the Coquille River Lighthouse. There are only 8 lighthouses still standing along the ...
... a quick bite. As we were looking for places to eat we found yet another Nepali kitchen. We were truly amazed at the number of Nepali kitchens or restaurants we have seen since leaving Nepal. We did miss our meals from Be Happy restaurant in Pokhara.
The drive down south was scenic and had its own beauty with a mixture of the ocean on one side and the beautiful forestry on the other side. Soon we started passing by huge amounts of sand ...
The best moments of the day:
- Walking barefoot on a sandy beach and doing cart wheels. (Yaquina Bay)
- Eating sandwiches on a rocky sea shore and observing huge waves hitting the cliffs. (Seal Rock State Park)
- Seeing hundreds of seal on the rocks. (Close to Sea Lion Caves)
- Dinner in High Tide restaurant: fresh cod with almonds and white wine and, of course, the Clam Chowder (Charleston)
- Cozily looking at a fire in a Sunset Bay campground.
... is no way to get to close to the Cape Argo Lighthouse so we had to take our pictures from a Viewpoint a little distance away. Then we continued on our way into Charleston. Charleston was really small with basically just a little fishing pier and boat docks. We did stop in at Chucks Seafood in Charleston. We purchased some shrimp, smoked salmon sticks, bread and some powder mixes to make a shrimp pasta meal for dinner.