La Quinta Inn Suites Salem
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... disappointed with our choice of routes. The Willamette Valley is beautiful. Meandering along 99W, located several miles west of I-5 gives us a new perspective of what we had mostly seen at a distance. We travel by farms, farm houses, outbuildings. They are no longer a speck on the horizon. Traveling this route brings them up close and personal...... ahhhhh, life is great!
While cruising past a large mowed field Jil spots a predator hunting it prey. Hey, that's a ...
Friday morning we reluctantly left beautiful San Francisco in search of the redwoods. After getting through the city traffic and dealing with inept restaurant employees we were on the coast road. First was wine country and hippy towns. We stopped at a makeshift head shop along the way but just couldn't bring ourselves to buy tie dyed anything. We made it out with a "coexist" bumper sticker and were back on the road. Wine country turned to mountains, redwoods, ...
It's 1:48 am and I can't sleep. I was convinced that all this walking would normalize any sleep deficit I might be suffering from and help me drift off to peaceful oblivion quickly. Not so, apparently. I keep thinking about odd, random things that occurred during my walk today. For instance - I stopped by the Walgreen's on Sunnyview to use the bathroom and pick up a few things I could easily carry in my pack. The cashier was telling the woman in front of me about going to college and ...
... of showers. Luckily they waited until I was a few feet from my doorstep!
So what's the deal with Lancaster? No, I don't mean the noisy traffic or the slow walk signals. I'm specifically referring to the sidewalks - they are a mess! Holes, broken pavement, uneven crumbling driveways. Who is in charge of upkeep? I'm guessing the City? Who do I sue when I decide to speed walk and trip over a raised section of sidewalk and do diving headlong into the street?
... any distance. I was a bit surprised that a physician working for an organization that advertises the benefits of walking would imply that it was not a good idea to walk long distance if you are over a certain age. Maybe he was saying they just don't; which is very different than they can't.
As the conversation continued, I explained that I would be walking for 5 or 6 days, stopping for 2 days, walking for several days, stopping for 2, etc, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services