TripAdvisor Reviews Mariner Motel Seaside
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... feet. Just as my mom expressed disappointment at not seeing a starfish, we found one all alone in a distant pool. She was excited, then disappointed that it was purple and not like the ones she was expecting. Later we found that orange-brownish one too. While photographing the purple starfish, I decided to add my sunglasses for scale ...
... Sandwich Company was the highlight, with a quality Tsunami Pastrami. I liked it partly because it rhymed. Also, tasty. The aforementioned beach was cold yet utterly crowded. Along the boardwalk was the Aquarium. Even if I did zoos or aquariums, which I do not, this one particularly reeked of dead fish and sorrow. The highest ranked (tripadvisor) attraction was The Turnaround - literally a cul-de-sac-type turnaround donut at the ...
... to throw balsa wood planes off the top so with 2 in hand from the gift shop we tossed them over the side. Chris' one went on and on for such a long time that it drew a small crown of onlookers waiting for it to touch ground or disappear in the trees.
Now that we are total film buff/stalkers/column climbers its time to hit Seaside again. We booked the cheapest place in town and it was a good find.
We strolled ...
... a problem again. Paraphrasing a passage from Thoreau in his reputable Walden Pond "a wise man travels by foot, for if we are both to travel to a town 7 miles away - i will surely make it there before you. You will spend an entire day working so that you can pay the rail fare, at this point it is likely that you will have already missed the train and must wait until the next day to depart. I will spend the day walking the seven miles, but I shall certainly arrive the day ...
... said "Keep Portland weird." I saw many other bumper stickers, signage, and graffiti that said many things.
The people have a much bigger hipster element than other cities. Young people trying to be unique, ...
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