Travel Blogs from Chehalis
On a Sunday morning, May 18, 1980, Mount St Helens erupted, causing the largest landslide in recorded history. Winds of hurricane force, fire, heat, and debris swept down the Toutle River Valley and left a barren, gray landscape behind. After 32 years, the landscape is turning green again with bright wildflowers growing in the ash and mud and seedlings are reaching up as the area slowly recovers over time.
On the road again….. Yes, today began the third leg of our four part journey. We began today by using the truck wash at the RV park to wash the camper. It was really cool with sliding platforms and soap producing brushes. Tommy and Clay were able to wash the entire camper in less than 10 minutes.
Our next stop was about 30 minutes away where we picked up Holly from the kennel where she stayed during our Alaska trip. You have never seen four more excited people ...
Today, we left the RV Park on the way to pick up Holly, but not before we washed the camper up and down. We then journeyed further towards the border, picked her up and then shortly after crossed the border. After we crossed the border, we went to the Boeing factory and got to see them make three of their best planes. It was very cool!!
... four days in Olympic National Park exploring the rainforest and beautiful beaches. (Check back in a week or so for edited photos from this region).
Then we drove down to Allen's place. We dropped in and parked for two days outside his home.
We enjoyed lots of conversation and caught up with his delightful grandkids and daughter Tanya.
I was invited to come to his granddaughters school and show a few photos and talk about Australia as ...
... happened, after all the time, effort and thought we’d put into where we wanted to go, where we wanted to stay and what we wanted to see? I guess that didn't make it onto any list and it got left behind. Luckily, I had printed out the addresses to the campgrounds and our reservations information. I had recently ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed