The Waldport Inn
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Continental Breakfast
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... the cliff-clinging roads aren't bothering us as much here!
We are in the Central region of the Oregon coast and some say the prettiest. The community at the southern end of the region is Florence – with lovely sand dunes that extend much farther south. We had lunch here at Mo’s diner and learned two new things. One – in the US fish (other than sushi) has to be ...
... our way to Seattle, so I brought it in for a check. Turns out that I had to switch cars again, since I had put 4,000 miles on the Corolla! Now we're in a 2014 Nissan Sentra. Bigger and better gas mileage, but not as comfortable. In Oregon, we stopped by my alma mater, the University of Portland, and picked up my old roommate, Bryce, and his wife Elisa. They both work at UP, and always offer me a bed when I swing through ...
... and at the tip of all this is an old worn lighthouse, built in the 1870's. The peninsula is basically treeless and so is subject to incredible winds. (Down by the beach, the winds weren't an issue.) The place is known for its bountiful tide pools, which yield urchins and starfish and the like. We know them well, and hoped to see them, but it was high tide and the pools were covered. Instead we saw harbor seals playing around the sea above the future pools. Then, ...
... create their art. The heat, the process to color the glass, the spinning & blowing all fascinate me. Everyone seemed better. I was sanitizing like crazy!
Tuesday came & we were headed out to explore Newport until the next victim went down. Kaitlyn fell to the Great Bug of the Western Adventure. She has faired better than Reed and Steven. She is getting better and has spent the day resting. I ...
... we walked through a deserted campsite which spread along more than a mile of the lake shore, surprising ground squirrels unused to visitors. Eventually we were defeated by thousands of tiny flying torpedoes and decided to drive round the lakeside road - wrong again, snow blocked our route, so we decided to continue with the Umpqua section of the scenic byway.
We didn't know it at the time ...