Travel Blogs from South Bend
After a nice visit with the family, it was time to head south. We took the scenic route as usual, mostly on highway 101. One long section was along the Hood Canal, through tiny towns. The waterway is picturesque but the towns are depressed looking and we wonder how anyone makes a living or would even want to live there. It's a very isolated area. …
... lots of the national parks and traveling with a cooler and stove to do our own cooking. We begin our drive to our first destination of ocean shores. Another popular vacation spot of the Okano's, Ocean shores sits on the rugged, harsh coastline of Washington. Be it late spring still, heavy showers poured in with blue skies periodically peeking in. Angry waves rolled onto the beach at a consistent rhythm and beyond the beaten sand, laid rows of grey ...
So sometime back in February, I got a call from the woman who gives us our contracts. She asked if I could extend the dates I had given her for my spring break availability, and if I could do her a favor....
The favor was transshipping three different times to three different ships over 5 weeks.
I said yes as long as it was guaranteed that I would be home for Easter. I return the night before Easter while also giving her an additional ...
It's back to Mexico for me!
And I'll be meeting up with my awesome 68 year old fellow youth staffer, Greta*, from my recent Australia/New Zealand contract!
Tonight, I ride to the Seattle airport, my bed for the night, and catch a plane tomorrow to Los Angeles where I'll be staying in a hotel until joining the ship on the 15th. I'll be missing Valentine's Day, but Mike and I have had plenty of time together doing ...
... well known for its variety of birds. If you're a bird watcher, this is the place you'll want to visit first. Hiking trails take you into a quiet backcountry.
5) Visit a museum or go shopping. The World Kite Museum is supposed to be interesting, though we did not get a chance to see it. There's a free Cranberry Museum nestled in ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed