Travel Blogs from The Dalles
This was a "sad" day. We had to say goodbye to the coast. Wah!
We packed everything up and checked out, as usual, very close to the check out time. This time, noon. Then we went out on the beach for a few minutes. It was misty with a bit of rain and a lot of overcast all day long. I don't think we really saw the sun all day. But we still …
... nice and the sandwiches we excellent. I did mention the not short of a paragraph line, and she laughed. Reg- she gave us directions toTimberline Lodge and the way she spoke of it gave us the impression that it was a big old historic house. So of we goes and comes to the turnoff and it was another 6 miles up a very windy road. The temperature slowly dropped and it ended up at 45 degrees and it was raining.( Neither of us had jumper or even a coat!!!) The house turned out ...
... that exist today, flooding the river as high up as Crown Point.
Crossed the 'Bridge of the Gods'. Took a ton of video footage but not many stills - so you'll have to wait for the youtube video. Finished off a great ride with a good Thai feed and a few 'stouts' in ...
... Yea, go ahead and reread my note about kids.
The park is nice enough and if you are into water sports – this is the place! On the downside, it is quite a hike down to the river, the water is an opaque green and cold, and the lack of vegetation means that you camp in the dust. In dust we trust!
Speaking of Burning Man, we’re pretty sure we won’t get there. There is only a month till the Man burns and we haven’t crossed ...
We stopped at the Tillamock cheese factory, sampled some cheese, had ice cream, and watched a worker get overrun by product on the line.
Stopped for the night in Newport, OR.
Gas at Vancouver, WA, 105 miles, 2.7 gallons, $10.78, 38.9 mpg.
Gas at Warrenton, OR, 117 miles, 3.1 gallons, $12.27, 37.7 mpg.
Day three miles 362, miles so far 1,116.
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility