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... 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 ...
... but... You have to admit this cute little face is a close second! (I'm talking about the dog this time, although Jim is pretty cute too!)
Her name is Stella and I was considering how to remove her from the premises without anyone noticing, but I suppose these folks have been so kind to us already that I should probably ...
... all the life in the sea, as we sip lazily from tins of PBR, talking of stupid, simple things like life and death. Master Filigree, having spent the previous night watching the moon lull him to sleep from that very roof, took the first of the morning to take a dip in the ocean, where sea lions seemed to beckon him with their chocolate flippers. I clearly lack such barbarian toughness, and it mightn’t be too bold to say that I ...
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