Travel Blogs from Stevenson
... are hatched, raised, spawned and die inside this building. Those fish never see the light of day, but their offspring will be released in the waters where their parents came from in an effort to increase their numbers.
Today Jil and Connie (Jil & Mike are the other camp hosts for the month of SEP) were asked to help spawn some ripe salmon. What a great opportunity to learn about this process and help the "fish guys" out. Dan is the main man at ...
... before their very eyes, with the fish that are going to market laying on a bed of ice. What did they think was happening to the fish laying deathly still on that cold bed of ice? The first day we hosted a women was observing the fish being processed in the spawning room and came running out crying.......... she got it.
Just to add some variety some visitors ask very technical questions. Most of them are fisherman. Most of them know the answer before they are ...
... and Guy and I are terrible dancers.
I researched possible destinations by drinking wine and watching House
Hunters International, then I looked online and eventually I
pinpointed a well-established Spanish language school in the lovely
mountain town of Boquete, Panama. I found a 2 bedroom condo to rent,
in a gated community populated by retired Americans, with a pool, a
restaurant and several tennis courts and it was all looking ...
We took a familiar route, through Sweethome, over Green Peter Dam, into Detroit where we stopped for a greasy burger. Still trying to eat better than we used to, we split a double burger with a side salad. Up through Breitenbush and over more of the truly great Oregon scenic roadways. Then, somewhere north of Detroit, I should have turned on the GPS. I missed a turn. Once we got back on track - without taking the 20 miles of dirt road option - we ended up about two hours off of ...
... cookie jar and letting us help ourselves to the contents. He is giving us sweatshirts, coffee cups, pocket knives, ball caps, nice hikers liquid containers, tee shirts that are supplied by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. We try not to pig out too much. What a nice gesture from the hatchery folk!
We will always appreciate the opportunity to volunteer at the hatchery and never forget the good friends that were made. Thanks to everyone who made our stay here so ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking