Blackwood Beach Cottages
Travel Blogs from Ocean Park
... packed with stuff. I started out the day in Portland at Powell's books. I was there early enough to have some peace searching for items. I left before the crowd picked up and managed to walk away having spent only $40, a modest sum for me. I wasn't sure what else to do in Portland (I'm sure I missed a lot) and I hate city driving so I made for the coast on ...
A Polynesian team is on board the ship
to teach us some cultural activities, prior to arriving on Easter
Island, and sailing toward French Polynesia. We have learned how to
make necklaces and bracelets from Kukui nuts, and we see the ladies
who made them, proudly wearing them around the ship. We also made
head crowns and corsages from real Ti leaves flown straight in from
Hawaii. During the afternoon, we have a choice of attending a
Ukulele class, Conch Shell ...
Today we woke to sun and blue skies.
We are basically following the coastline of Central America,we passed Panama, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, yesterday.
Today we saw two pointed mountains,which could have been volcanos.
The sea has not been as calm as yesterday, although this morning we were able to see the dolphins again and we spotted a small turtle.
This afternoon the wind has also increased, it was 2 this morning and has gone to 4/5 this ...
... juice to wash down the solid food. Oh, wait, a big egg omelet with
everything is coming! That's only for breakfast. Wait till you see
what they eat for lunch and dinner.
We also saw a few men with stacks of
eggs Benedict and sticky buns, their tummies sticking out too, like
watermelons. They look like they are going to compete for Mr Dunkin
Donuts 2014. None of them will be eliminated. They are all, in our
judgement, title holders. ...
Today we drove down the Oregon coast to see the rocks, mountains, and beaches. US 101 hugs the coast going through small seaside towns along the way. Some of the towns are typical beach resort towns. Some are collections of weekend/vacation homes. Some in
Tillamook County are dairy towns. Tillamook County is milk and cheese product area. In fact the area smelled like a ...