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Travel Blogs from Long Beach
Greg just felt like staying home today to watch the Nascar Race, so Zach and I took off exploring on our own.
Spur of the moment, I decided to make the 25 minute drive north to the Lewis and Clark Interprative Center and National Historic Park - we watched the film and walked around the museum - found it really ...
... was outstanding. We parked near a new city park that had just been dedicated on May 17, 2014 called the Garden of Surging Waves. Brannon Soens, son of our Portland friends, was one of the lead architects of this design. The design seeks to honor the experience of the early Chinese immigrants and to celebrate their collective accomplishments and contributions to the Lower Columbia River Basin. Very nice.
... It was like a day at food Disneyland. Crowds, oh yeah. They had windows into the cheese factory but not much going on Saturday. We got cheese samples. They had multiple lines for ice cream. We each had a three flavor sample, thinking it would be small portions. Not so, they were full size scoops. This was about the same price as single scoop of Ben and Jerry. GOOD STUFF. They also had a store section where people were ...
... worth walking, rollerblading or cycling. It starts at the north end of Long Beach and is a (mostly) paved path that allows you to travel south to Beard's Hollow, then east to Ilwaco. Besides endless views of the sea and sky, there are several monuments by the trail erected to commemorate Lewis and Clark's visit to the area including a ...
... then headed back on the road.
The next bit of highway took us back across the Columbia again - anyone counting how many times so far? Then we got on to a windy, fairly narrow road with tons of traffic on it. Not too many places to pull over to let people pass so it was kind of nerve-wracking. Lots of up and down, big long hills...fortunately there were passing lanes. Roy didn't much enjoy the drive today up to this point and then it got worse! Once we got to ...
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