Hilton Garden Inn Portland Airport
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Pacific Northwest I wrap, load and strap my stuff, take a departing picture of the sea and strike out north on US 101, The Redwood Highway. Bonnie does not advise me of the immediate route, she isn't up yet. Once I am out on the Redwood Highway, she says, "Travel 82 miles on Highway 101. I say, Good morning!" I think she had an attitude.
... VA, Petty's Superbird, Randleman, NC, Penske Racing South headquarters, Mooresville, NC, Biltmore house, NC, Great Smokey Mountains National Park, Churchill Downs, KY, Air Force Museum, OH, Connor Prairie, IN, and Mt Rushmore, SD.
We expected Canada to be more relaxing. The urban parts were very hectic with narrow roads and small parking places - if you can find them. The rural roads - even the Trans Canada Highway - ...
... locks were removed when bonneville dam was built and now nothing there. Went across Bridge of the Gods, into Washington, turned tound and drove back. Bridge is very high and quite cool - made of metal 'sheets' of lots of hexagons which means you can see through what you are driving on - all the way to the river below! Got to dam around 6 and decided to skip for today and go to hotel and come back and do dam and ...
... only Mt Hood but also Mt Adams. I managed to sample 5 wines which included a pinot noir (famous for this region), a syrah/pinot/temparillo, syrah ( our fav), pinot gris and rose. Now with my tastebuds satisfied we were back on track. We drove through hood river and its associated quaint town. We later found out we should have stopped at the microbrewery which is apparently amazing...oh well, tip for u guys when u make it there. We climbed ...
Does anyone still get- and use in one block- a two week annual vacation?
I know many people do get it, as many parents at my child's school use vacation days for school holidays. They then may take a few long weekends and then perhaps a week in the summer and/or winter holidays... which I guess must add up to two full weeks, more or less. But does anyone take a two week chunk of time, or do we all use a few days here ...
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