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... br> We pulled over at a McDonalds in Weed, CA, for a quick break and to switch drivers. Even though we had only been driving for a little over an hour, it felt like an eternity. Truthfully, sitting in that McDonalds parking lot, we were as scared as we have ever been. It isn't an easy drive for experienced locals, and experience on this terrain isn't a luxury that either of us have. We just weren't sure that our nerves could take us safely to Grants Pass as ...
I spent 11 hours on the road yesterday, driving just over 600 miles from the central coast in California to Ashland, Oregon, which is 11 miles across the border in to Oregon. Fortunately the weather was good and traffic was light.
I figured 11 hours was enough for one day. I took my time driving through Ashland. A very interesting and unique town ...
... as plan, we’re just hoping for a huge tailwind tomorrow to help us with our mileage.
START END START MILES END MILES TOTAL
Bellingham GrantsPass 33,923 34,430 507 miles
Grants Pass Reno 34,430 34,760 330 miles
... Check out the photo.
We drove across the edge of the city and took the long ride over the Bay Bridge into Oakland. We got a glimpse of Alcatraz from the bridge. And we saw a very busy working harbor with cranes everywhere and ships and shipping containers of many colors. Some of the cranes looked as if they were big enough to actually life the ships right out of the water, and perhaps they were. After passing through Berkley we crossed ...
... curve (one stretch is 75 kms long, dead straight), is largely lacking in interesting geographic features and has big gaps between the towns along its route. We had planned on dropping in to say hello to Poppy, one of my nieces who lives and works just outside Sacramento and also to perhaps stay a night or two with Christian, an old overlanding friend now living near Lake Tahoe whom we had first met and travelled in company with in Kenya, Sudan and Egypt during our Cape to Cape trip ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility