Mermaid Inn & RV Park
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What a river!!! We came to Astoria to see the mouth of the mighty Columbia River - it has not disappointed!!
We caught a shuttle bus from Vancouver @ 6am and arrived Seatac airport (Seattle) around 11.30, picked up the car and crossed our fingers and hoped we found our way to Astoria. We had a trusty map and a sat. Nav. (Rob likes to keep check on the navman!!) We hired a Ford ...
Internet was non existent last night even though we had a signal. I could never get on hence the morning post.
At Fred Meyer we bought Umpqua ice cream because it is a local from the area and local brand. VERY creamy! It is so foggy with light rain that we do not stop at any of the whale watching view points. We stop at the whale watching center in Depoe Bay where we actually saw a whale in the distance. The rocks there ...
... of the river. The center was a very extensive collection of narrative, artwork, and artifacts. In addition to the narrative written by historians, there was an extension collection of original quotes from Lewis, Clark, and other members of the Corps. It was nice to read their thoughts about the experiences they were having.
To get from Astoria and Fort Clatsop on the south side of the river to ...
... peninsula today (and for the past century) exists mostly because of it's tourist industry, supplemented by a good fisheries (especially of clams and oysters). It is also an excellent place to grow cranberries and you'll find sunken cranberry bogs throughout the interior of the peninsula.
What to do in Long Beach Peninsula
... on this - sorry no pics tonight-unless you want a pic of what I bought Jazmyn (really cute)! Then I'm going to curl up with a book and fall asleep reading it.
Tomorrow we pack up and head for Tillamook, Oregon, our first stop on the Oregon coast. Despite the ****** weather, we've had a great time here, seen lots of cool stuff and had a great visit with Peter.
Note: last night some woman drove her car on the beach and left it parked with the lights on while ...