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... It was warm, but buggy, and the noise from the highway and the railway was LOUD! I thought I'd never sleep, but instead, I never heard anything! Slept great...thanks to new pads from REI.
Today, rather than beeline for Portland, we took a detour around Mt. Hood in order to go through Rhododendron, where son Connor lived for a couple of months last year. He was helping to renovate a pizza place there...from what we could see, it still ...
... use of the detour to go for a walk into the Magical Woods, this was an incredible idea, it was such an interesting temperate forest with all the moss hanging out the trees, eventually we broke through the trees onto a River which was definitely making the best of a bad situation.
Afterwards we carried on down and got to the campsite at Beaver Bay 2 hours later than planned, luckily there were still spots left so we set up camp and ...
... and bark off the others. It also knocked so many logs into a lake that the water level rose 200 meters above Normal and flooded lots of popular holiday sites. Only fifteen people died because the eruption was expected and every one was ...
... National Park and over the mountains on "Going to the Sun Road". Once over this pass I will hook up with US Hwy. 2 across Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Once in Wisconsin I will hang a right towards Chicago. A few days or more in Chicago to visit with family then I will continue southwest towards St. Louis, MO. for a few days, or more, visit with my buddy, "Night Train", Robert Thompson and his bride Tai. Robert bought me ...
... the new growth over the years. The ride once you get off the interstate is 50 miles to the site so it was quite a long way off. I think we calculated over 300 miles today. Tomorrow should be better as we start to head south along the Oregon coast, where I hear the scenery is beautiful.
I hope everyone is enjoying my travel blog.....haven't seen too many comments so hope everyone is able to read it and see the pictures.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services