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Travel Blogs from The Dalles
... was downhill.
We got back on the bike and headed west. Next stop - Oneonta Gorge. When we got there, it didn't look like much, some steps down to a creek below, and a huge tunnel through the mountain. We checked out the tunnel first, thinking that must be the attraction, and it was cool, but no one was in the tunnel. So we took the walk downstairs to the creek That was when we saw what was so great about Oneonta Gorge. The creek was ...
... up early.
While I was out getting the motorcycle serviced, I also stopped at the Post Office, or what I thought was the Post Office to get a box to returns some more excess stuff. They had this wonderful old stone Post Office building downtown, marked Post Office above the columns, so i went inside, where the receptionist sent me to the new Post Office across the street. Evidently the old Post Office was now being used as ...
... section. And of course, the flagman has to hold us right near the top, waiting for the single line of what seemed like it but a hundred cars to pass from the other way. All this time, I am holding up a 900 lb motorcycle, loaded with luggage and 2 riders, using the front brake to keep the motorcycle from rolling back down a very steep incline, all the while being buffeted by a 20 knot wind. Usually, I would lower the kickstand to help, but the slope was just ...
... age children acting as translators, because the moms are still learning English. Those kids are impressive. Maybe by the time our trip is over, my boys can translate Spanish into English for me and then we’ll be able to go the store without fear of humiliation, like normal people. That’s my goal for this trip; to not ass myself while buying groceries. That and to not contract dengue fever, which sounds pretty ...
... the canyon begins getting deeper and the river deeper in color. There is a blue haze in the Colombia River Gorge. Not sure if this is due to the water temperature and the deep gorge forming a micro climate or dust coming down the cliff walls from the high plateau above. The flat afternoon light and the blue haze make it difficult to capture a decent picture, sorry.
We made it to The Dalles, a historic town on the Colombia banks. Tired ...