Travel Blogs from Long Beach
... 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. ...
... April 9 - Santa Barbara
April 10 - San Diego
April 11 - Ensenada, Mexico
April 12 - Los Angeles
April 13 - SEA Day
April 14 - SEA Day
April 15 - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
April 16 - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
April 17 - SEA Day
April 18 - SEA Day
April 19 - Los Angeles to Seattle!
And back home in time for Easter to be spent with Mike! The ONE holiday in the past NINE months that I won't be missing!
... day road trip for my 25th birthday and celebrating V-day early (And I've refused an Easter contract---finally, a holiday we can spend together after missing the past 4 or 5!).
Dates and Ports are as follow:
Feb 14 - Seattle to Los Angeles
Feb 15 - Los Angeles
Feb 16 - SEA Day
Feb 17 - SEA Day
Feb 18 - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Feb 19 - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Feb 20 - SEA Day ...
... we can see the many beds of oysters, now a crop cultivated in a three year rotation. Across the Bay we get our first glimpse of Long Beach Peninsula, our destination.
Another option is to take route 4 from Longview, Washington, along the course of the Columbia River, a very picturesque route which we used to connect with the I-5 ...
... side of the Columbia River. The nice part of all the little creeks is that they are perfectly clean and clear and not blocked up with plastic and other rubbish. Everyone here is just so litter-conscious. Passed a Christmas Tree "farm" - now i know why American Christmas trees are so perfect. The rain seems to be over so we should get lovely views when we go tomorrow to see the mountain. Found a restful campsite and enjoying being able to sit outside ...