The Anchorage Cottages
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... free to stop more along the way and see some cool stuff off the main road.
So on the drive today, I continued up the coast and of course it continued to be beautiful. I even passed the 45th parallel early on, which just reminded me of home! It does sort of look like Michigan here, although everything just seems to be on a bigger scale. Bigger trees, bigger hills/mountains, bigger body of water. Logging seems to be a major business up here, whole sides of ...
... so ticked several boxes for me on my American Experience tour. A particularly grating American hiker had checked in whilst I was reading in the lounge and I'd resolved not to meet him, but in the end it was he who stayed up latest, full of stories about his hike so far-California the destination-and life in the woods, where he lives and works on a small resort, reachable only by boat. My highlight of today was the reaction of one American. ...
... So over spring break, I will be going from the Grand to the Sapphire to the Crown down the California coast and ending the contract with the same Mexican cruise I've done twice now. I'll have to be dealing with embarking and disembarking three separate times, learning two new ships layouts, and coping with three different managers and teams, along with receiving three appraisals. OYE!
I AM excited to see the Cali coast though! Especially ...
... 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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