The Dalles Super 8 Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking hotel
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Travel Blogs from The Dalles
Thursday morning we loaded up, said our goodbyes to the beach, & headed inland to The Dalles, OR. Along the Columbia River between Portland & The Dalles, there are several scenic drives & waterfalls. We stopped first at Wahkeena Falls which is a 242 foot waterfall. We hiked up a .2 mile trail to a stone bridge which crosses the falls. You were close enough on the bridge to feel the spray from the falls. Reed enjoyed getting wet!
Our next ...
... that comparison in a few months.
Cooked salmon, squash, potatoes, a beet salad and we finished a growler of hard cider for dinner. Then baked pears and ice cream for dessert. A fine meal.
Paul and Bobby allowed Kate and I an opportunity to redeem ourselves at Euchre, but no such luck. Then Paul tried to teach us Settlers of Catan, but again, no such luck. Kate won!
Oh, and it's raining ...
... at Barbara’s Flowers in Escatada. As soon as we spoke she asked where we were from, got very excited telling other people we were from England. She asked where we were heading, she then said she would write us directions to places we should see on route. She also mentioned she had been to London, I asked what she saw she mention all the touristy places and this big building where all the Kings and Queens are buried [she meant Westminster Abbey] Actually she ...
... But being open doesn’t mean you can manage the logistics.
Like how do you get an overnight package without an address?
Just so happened that my friend called when we had cell phone service on Wednesday. We decided to do it on Thursday, she sent them overnight to the KOA and they received them today, which is Friday. Tomorrow we will pick them up. This is only the second time since we left home that we know where we are going ...
... night is wonderfully quiet and often you will find only a handful of campers in a huge park, and best of all, almost never will you find kids.
Now, don’t get me wrong. Kids are great, kids are a lot of fun. Really. Really Really. There is nothing cuter than the giggly laugh of a very young tot while his mum is making a triple martini. Then again, kids scream. They race around, make noise, kick up dust, stare at you, throw rocks and make their ...