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This morning was clear and we packed up to leave Lake Tahoe. It was so pretty there it is sad to go. We had a little walk down the pier and the snow covered shore. We checked out and were out by 9:30, miraculous. We passed through some dry farmland sided with salt flats on our way north from Carson City.
The first stop was Reno, Nevada. …
... for about nine miles, then we got onto Hwy 244 into Ukiah. This has to be one of the best roads in Oregon. In fact, somewhere along the way today we decided that today was probably the best riding route of the entire trip.
Ukiah has a one-pump gas station which we have frequented on many occasions, knowing that the next fuel stop would be quite a ways away. We had to wait in line for gas as there were three bikes in front of us who ...
... 4. And we can't wait to do it again.
If for some unknown reason, you actually followed this blog from start to finish, you know that this was not a trip without some challenges, but without a doubt there were much more good times than bad. Let's review.
Struggles & lessons learned -
- Don't eat semi cooked seafood before you're planning to fly halfway across the world.
- Sometimes what seems ...
... the winding 101 Highway south along the coast. We pass amazing vistas, beaches, wilderness and sleepy towns.
Newport, a commercial port with tacky gift shops passes by. Then Yachats, wild Cape Perpetua, and Heceta Head Lighthouse. All the time the ocean is churning below and the rugged coast line reveals beaches, bays and cliffs.
We stop at the Sea Lion Caves, where we descend (in an elevator) through ...
... is football-crazy! Our current RV park hosted fans from both University of Oregon (the Ducks, here in Eugene) and Oregon State (the Beavers, who live 30 miles north of here in Corvallis). (In fact the U of O ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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