Holiday Inn Eugene - Springfield
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The last 5 days I've been taking life a bit easier :) Gave my legs a rest after all the recent hiking, need to make sure I'm ready for Canada :) Have travelled up the west coast and am now in the Seattle area. What else... Have read a book. watched some films etc..... Nice chilled out time. Will be travelling to Vancouver on Sunday.
... and long day.
It wasn’t long before we were into Clarkston, WA and began the ascent onto the top of Hells Canyon. Take a look at Hwy 129 heading south out of Clarkston on google maps and make sure to turn on Satellite view. This short section out of Clarkston is just one long sweeper after another. Ahh… The northwest has some of the sweetest roads!
Hwy 129 turns into Hwy 3 once it hits Oregon. Again, look at google ...
... sure all the things with batteries have fresh ones. We have lots of rechargeable batteries and take a charger with us. We also have three iPods and have to make sure that they are ready for trip.
Dana spent most of the day on "bathroom stuff". She is very organized and the dozen plus trips she made to Europe has turned her into a real packing expert. It's not easy trying to carry enough pills, creams, powders, salves... all ...
... happily surprised. All these years I drove by and never really stopped. It is well worth while and the the money. Not only is the gondola ride terrific but the walking path (a mile long) holds displays, carvings and trees that are fun and entertaining. We have a super 2 hour walk and gondola ride. They had to chopper in all the gondola equipment and structures.
Finally, we reach Florance, Oregon and ...
... 28 minutes (Amtrak Coast Starlight) calling at Salem, Albany and Eugene-Springfield.
This was our first double-decker train – and what a beast. We thought the last train was luxurious, but this was something else. As it covers such a vast distance many people can spend over 15 hours on the train so they make the seating areas very spacious. Annabelle could literally stretch her legs out and only just touch the seat in front of her. ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center