Travel Blogs from Yachats
... woman. Oh hey, one of the young kids - the 8 year-old with the mohawk that likes to rap at 7:00am - just walked through our campsite, right past me. Perfect timing! Aw well. They have five ill-behaved kids, I don't. Cold again this morning. I think that Cape Perpetua will be a nice place to hike. It's the highest point on the Oregon Coast and should be well above the fog. Last full day in Yachats. I think I can speak for us all when I say that Eugene is looking mighty ...
... is refreshing. From what I
hear, I have the southern mentality of holding doors for people and saying "how
are you doin", so I fit in nicely.
We made a friend, Manny the Bird, at camp who succeeded in
stealing a few treats from us (trail mix). He was a beautiful Stellar Jay,
looks similar to a Blue Jay but black instead of white and has a stellar Mohawk!
... shortest river in the world at 120 feet.
Depoe Bay claims to have the world's smallest navigable harbor. It's a pretty little area where fishing and whale watching boats are frequently seen. Whale migration is during the winter months and in the summer around 60 gray whales reside off the coast. We had lunch in a traditional Mexican cafe overlooking the ocean.
The Yaquina Head Lighthouse near Newport is the ...
... stop and see.
We stopped at many overlooks or took pictures along the route.
We got to the Sea Lion caves too late to see them. It’s only about 30 miles from our KOA, so will go out early tomorrow to see them.
The Oregon Dunes are apparently rather expansive. Our KOA has numerous Dune Buggies. I can hear my cousin Marybeth saying ...
... friendly inn at a fantastic location. A unique building and setting. We meet some other guests. We walk up to the lighthouse. Did I mention that we had put on every layer of clothing we have, including our gloves?
· Walking on the dock in the old town of Bandon and noticing a carved wooden bench with a memorial plaque, "Lost at Sea. In memory of Andrew J. ...