Blue Gull Inn
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It's amazing how clear the sky is here, there is hardly any light pollution. Walking back along the beach at night it is amazing how clearly you can pick out the constellations. Really magical. Back to today. P&J 33rd Wedding Anniversary and also what a momentous date for the US - 14 yrs since the tragedy at the twin towers - 9/11. Our day started with a quick stop off at the local store for essential purchases. Straw hats for Karen and Peter aptly named the ...
... the drive further south. Towns that look stuck in the 50s, pastel shades of wooden fronted shops and restaurants decked in logs and red leather booths and long bars serving pie and coffee. The beach at Cannon Beach was lovely though. We managed to catch it and stroll down during sunset. That was super cool and really pretty, a taste of what's to come on the rest of or time in the coastal ...
... westward journey. The NPS rebuilt the fort and Andrew loves exploring forts. He was jumping off the walls so it was good to let him get some yayas out. We walked down to the Lewis & Clark River. Our grumbling bellies had us skip seeing the Peter Iredale, a marooned ship off the beach. Instead we went past Seaside to Cannon Beach, home of the Oregon Coast's most famous scene: Haystack Rock. It's also the location of a good ...
... of the USA. As we strolled around town, we felt a sense of how popular Cannon Beach must be as a holiday destination for those living in the nearby cities. The beach is great and the town charming and well equipped.
A further stroll back down the beach, admiring the setting sun, brought us back to our room and a rest. The long tour of Mount Hood and the falls had added a lot to our journey - over 250 miles driven in all, and we needed our ...
... t be back until the spring. We did see some cormorants and many gulls nesting along the high walls of the sea stack. But the most exciting things here were the colorful ochre starfish and giant green anemones that live in the tidal pools around Haystack Rock. These were some of the most beautiful starfish I have ever seen. They are huge and beautiful in shades of purple, orange, and red. We also saw several kelp ...