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Der letzte Stop unserer Fahrt vor Vancouver war Hope. Bei über 30 Grad haben wir uns einfach den ganzen Tag an den See gelegt.
Heute haben wir unseren Mietwagen für die nächsten 2 Wochen abgeholt. Einen 2012 Toyota Rav4. Ein schicker, roter SUV der uns hoffentlich heil durch die Wildniss bringt.
Zudem haben wir uns im Future Shop ein Navi gekauft, was sich als beste Entscheidung des Tages herausstellen sollte.
Die Tage zuvor hatten wir zu Fuß bereits Gelegenheit …
We were happy to rise early and leave Stanfield! We continued thru Oregon, going thru the Yakama Valley, Oregon's wine country. We passed numerous wineries, strawberry fields, and of course - potatoes! We soon entered Washington. Agriculture continued to be very important! We stopped at a Perkins for lunch, before going thru sommamish lake near Seattle. What a gorgeous area! This is the first time I have seen ...
... In the 1880s the Canadian Pacific Railway was built through Hell's Gate and along the edge of the river. We saw a sign today that 4 men died for every mile of track laid. In 1914 a huge rockslide blocked the river and for 30 years no salmon could get up the river to spawn. This had a major effect on the resident Indian population and their ability to eat, not to mention the bears and eagles upstream. Upstream a little they have built some ...
... sup>th (TBD). Wheels are all
securely fastened to the car after a close call on day 3 leaving Thunder-Bay.
Here’s the First of our Weekly Points-2-Ponder (P2P) from
the last week:
* Check wheel lugs
* Check the oil
* Try not to run out of gas
* Choose an appropriate travel partner
* There is always something better up around the bend
* Don`t wear collared shirts to hostel bars