Monarch Hotel and Conference Center
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... you've seen The Shining, you've seen the facade to the Timberline Lodge. It was used for set up shots of the Overlook Hotel.
The air was cold - we wished we'd put on jumpers. We explored the lodge, which was built by unemployed Oregon workers in the late 1920s. It was a bit odd, with some strange rooms opening off the lobby. It was an effort to try to imagine the chalet and the huge ski facilities a hundred feet or so below the lodge covered in ...
... sampler with halibut, salmon, and albacore tuna all fried. I had a fried cod sandwich. It was so good we stopped back on our way home and picked up some large prawns, clams, and halibut to fix at the camper.
Our last stop was an overlook in the National Dunes Recreation area. We could see the dunes and a glimpse of ocean in the distance but the visibility was so poor it really was not as impressive as it could have been.
We saw two seals and a variety of sea ...
... we found was an A sign saying 'Bolt Bus stop here' as opposed to the Greyhound station that provided is somewhere to sit and wait last time. So, we sat on a nearby bench and stole Starbuck's free wifi whilst eating our, now defrosted, pack lunch. Since being here we have been asked for directions a couple of times - we must look native! It happened again as we were sat on the bench. Eventually, 2 hours later (our bus was at 2:15), we boarded the Bolt Bus ...
... and then walked back to our bus stop. Now, we boarded the bus where we KNEW would enable us to get back to our hotel; it was the stop where we got off and knew was close to the final stop. So, we got on the bus and waited. After 10 minutes of being on said bus, we had seen so many other streets that we had walked on that we could have caught the bus from. To make matters worse, we passed the bus stop we had just got on at on the left, and pulled ...
... there are massive doors brought over from France. The barrels are also imported and even that process is pretty amazing.
From her description, I would think this is a great place to work. Last great quote "wine pong gets dangerous".
Then we headed upstairs for a lovely tasting, several whites and reds. Great news, much cheaper than the wine yesterday (but that's relative) and we can get some of ...