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Located on the Pacific Ocean in northern Oregon, Seaside is quite an aptly named city. Were it named "Funplace" or "Anything-to-do-town", I would have a different opinion.
I should mention: Seaside seems an extremely popular tourist destination in Oregon. An easy 80-mile jaunt from Portland along a major highway, it is indeed adjacent to the sea. What follows should not be read as a ...
... I visited Astoria where I climed a huge tower with a spectacular view of the area. That's also where I saw glassblowing and bought myself a wine glass to go with my wine. I then made my way to Seaside where I spent the remaining hours of the day reading on the beach and walking in the water. It was relaxing. More my idea of a vacation than the long drives ever will ...
... a level about 50 feet above the water for about 3 miles. Along this section we were often dive bombed by seagulls gliding on the sea breeze. Then the last section is a bit higher for about a half mile and then you’re off. Whew! Of course, we had to go in reverse to get home.
Oh, by the way. Did I mention that they’ll painting the bridge? The workers have closed one
whole lane. ...
... our way back north. It's farm and timber country, sparsely populated, green and lush, with frequent views of the mighty Columbia River. You can also combine these two drives to make a great loop trip allowing you to see a large portion of southwestern Washington state.
The Topgraphy and History of Long Beach Peninsula
The peninsula ...
Woke up to rain pounding on the MH and the wind trying to blow us over...hmmm kind of put a crimp in our golfing plans. Seemed like a much better idea to lounge about with coffee and my book. Poor Roy had to get out and dump the tanks in the rain but I stayed inside and caught up on emails and made us breakfast.
Decided maybe going to a matinee of Sherlock Holmes was a better idea so we agreed to meet Peter at the theatre. We made a couple of stops on the way and got ...
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