Travel Blogs from Yachats
... woman. Oh hey, one of the young kids - the 8 year-old with the mohawk that likes to rap at 7:00am - just walked through our campsite, right past me. Perfect timing! Aw well. They have five ill-behaved kids, I don't. Cold again this morning. I think that Cape Perpetua will be a nice place to hike. It's the highest point on the Oregon Coast and should be well above the fog. Last full day in Yachats. I think I can speak for us all when I say that Eugene is looking mighty ...
... is refreshing. From what I
hear, I have the southern mentality of holding doors for people and saying "how
are you doin", so I fit in nicely.
We made a friend, Manny the Bird, at camp who succeeded in
stealing a few treats from us (trail mix). He was a beautiful Stellar Jay,
looks similar to a Blue Jay but black instead of white and has a stellar Mohawk!
... get some serious exercise. Don’t be fooled that it was just a video game, if you want to win you really have to get into the moves and sweat it out!
The following morning we got up and got ready to go to the airport. Martha and Holden dropped us off at the Eugene airport for our flight, and we all got a little teary eyed, but knew that we would see each other in a little over a week. So we said see you soon, hugged and waved. Then we were off to catch our ...
... to us after awhile.
Stevens State Park was right across the street from our KOA. We went over to get our first glimpse of the Ocean and put our feet in it. I don’t know why, but I got really emotional when we came upon the ocean. Many people live their whole lives dreaming of getting there and putting their feet in it. We’ve traveled over 3,000 ...
September 2, 2009 (Wednesday) – Heceta Beach, OR (160 miles)
Another slow day of travel: the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway (US 101) is indeed scenic. Part of the reason is the numerous small cities you must slowly (20 – 25 mph) travel through. Of course, there's the twisty, curvy road to negotiate, and then there are the viewpoints that you absolutely have to stop and enjoy. One thing you can say about the PCH is that it does not ...