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... that the river can rise 8 feet in 24 hours when they get heavy rains blowing in off from the Pacific Coast . . . this particular location is about 10-15 miles inland and there is no tidal influence of the lake level.
I mentioned that there were 7 cabins built into the rocky outcropping . . . and they 'go down the hill' . . . the bottom two are on stilts, just in case the river threatens them!!!
We finally came to the General Store (that we saw ...
... in the Alaska Marine Highway fleet. Built in 1972, the ship is 418 feet long, with a beam of 85 feet. She can carry 499 passengers and 140 vehicles. In addition to the vehicle deck, there are four upper decks. The ship is like a cross between a hostel, an Amtrak train and a large ferry. There are 104 cabins that sleep 2 to 4, all with bunk beds and private baths. Except for the size of the bed, our room was very ...
... be done, apparently.
What could possibly be next? OUTLET SHOPPING!!!
Good job we got that upgrade, Liam, Ciaran, Orla and Michael all did their bit for the US economy.
We drove through Seattle as the sun was setting, and the 4th of July Fireworks were just starting.
Looking forward to exploring the city tomorrow.
Km Driven in Canada: 130
Miles Driven in US: 110
Money spent: $$$$
Cathy, Michael and Orla
... in Seattle was amazing! I spent hours there on Wednesday afternoon and would have stayed even longer if they hadn't kicked me out when it closed at 5pm. I love, love, love music, so this was like heaven on earth for me. They had a really interesting Nirvana exhibit on, I even got to touch a drum kit that Dave Grohl had once smashed to pieces. Haha! I'm sure that sounds like nothing to most of you, but he's my idol so I was ecstatic! Once I had walked around all ...
Not much to say other than we walked around the area and had a very nice meal consisting of steamed clams and a spicy sauce. I'll tell you, our cheeks were as red as the sauce we had by the time we left the place. No need for extra warm clothing after these babies.
Here is a link of ...