Travel Blogs from Longview
... a mobile auto mechanic has its advantages. And this was one of them. Ours had just completed a job; was on the scene within a half hour; identified the problem and soon had us on our way. That’s our man Troy Hicks – and what more could you expect from someone named Hicks. Efficient and Dependable.
So, just how far did we get the first night? Longview, WA !
Not bad, considering we had dinner and didn’t ...
... landslide surpassing all others and moving 14 miles down the valley. The debris covered 150 square miles! People were evacuated to 5 miles! 57 people lost their lives that day! When you think of the magnitude of this explosion, it's amazing that many more were not lost that day.
Scientists had been studying the Mountain for 2 months before the eruption and the lateral blast that surprised all who study these volcanoes. There were ...
... making the van sound like a high performance machine (those are the techs words). He reassured us that we would do no further harm by driving with it broken so we decided to continue on and have it repaired when we arrive home.
Beaverton was only about 45 minutes from LL Stub Stewart State Park where we planned to camp for the next couple of nights. The park sits about midway on the Banks ...
... and we were worried all the way that the cloudy weather wouldn't lift. But it was "now or never" because we were especially camped in that area.... Waiting ( almost like base camp!!!) We got our first sighting of Mt St Helens in her full glory... With the sun shining.... It is just amazing to see the big crater in the side of the mountain that was formed in May 1980. We saw a big screen ...
... Erin put a smorgasboard of appetizers that we immediately chowed down. Plus they had Alaskan beer which we have grown to enjoy!
Yummy! "Mac" wasn't home when we arrived but he soon rolled in in his COBRA! Yep, that's what I said.....his COBRA! And the most important part is, he built the COBRA himself. What a car! Its a 427 - I think that means it goes fast! It's a beaut - Don should be extremely proud of the ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed