Quality Inn Oakwood
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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We woke early to get our apartment in order before handing back the keys. Andrew was there promptly at 9:45 as we had asked as our car was arriving to pick us up at 10am. We handed over the keys, he was happy that the apartment was so tidy and we took our bags downstairs to meet our car. There was no traffic so that meant a nice quick trip to the airport. We arrived about 2 hours before our flight and had ...
... WWI and propelled by the concern of military planners, an Army expedition was mounted to test how difficult it was to drive across the country. The expedition included Major Dwight Eisenhower who was recently returned from service in WWI. The journey took 62 days and claimed nine of the 79 vehicles in the convoy. Twenty one of the 276 expeditioners were also lost along the way. The journey had a profound effect on the young Eisenhower.
... look at this:
And this lookout's views impressed:
We had dinner at a little waterfront fish restaurant and then returned to Mike and Sandy's place. We didn't stop long, a quick clutch adjustment to the van, load in our gear, appropriately thank them for their great hospitality and we were driving again.
On the ferry we spent ...
... again (because we were lost) until we found our walkway back to our hotel. The GM Renaissance Center is the corporate headquarters for GM and is comprised of 5 circular towers that are all connected at the base. The tallest tower is in the center with the other four around it. The circular towers make for some difficult navigation. On the lower ground level of the center circle there are a many GM vehicles on display. Day one is in the books. Time to rest up for ...
... resulted in a group of Cayuse attacking the mission and killing the Whitmans and several other whites. 50 women and children were taken captive. The killings ended Protestant missions in the Oregon country and led to war against the Cayuse by a volunteer militia. We were disappointed to find that no buildings remain on the site, but there is a walking trail with informative reader boards containing many interesting details about the mission.