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... part of the century. It was named after the investor, John Jacob Astor and served as a fur trading post for many years. It later became a vibrant port for seafood exports with 30 canneries located along the Columbia. Most of these have since closed. We did learn on a trolley ride through Astoria, that all the canned Alaskan Salmon that goes to market is still canned in Astoria.
... We needed to get something to eat, so pulled off the highway to some hick town where at least there was a Subway to ease the hunger pains.
Our hosts had suggested we call them when we arrived in Naselle, but cell phone coverage wasn't working here. Thank goodness the public library was open, and a very helpful lady showed us where there was a free telephone.
Directions out to the farm were fun, but there was ...
... of my favourite musicians used to hang out. It was incredibly depressing, but it was worth it. Then, it was time for the Star Wars store. That place was something else, I tell ya. Star Wars, Kurt Cobain, and Ghostbusters stuff E-V-E-R-Y-W-H-E-R-E. I'm serious. Not one inch on the wall was bare and things were hanging from the ceiling and I kept running into things as I browsed. The place is packed to the brim with fan novelty items. It was awesome.
... and grabbed some fish tacos. It all tasted so good and was just what I needed.
I went back and we got a good nights rest and got up early to take another morning stroll along the ocean. I was happy to be back near water again. I had left CA in 08 and was surreal to be here again. It was a lot to take in.
The next day we had a ways to go down the coast to our 2nd camp spot on the ocean. I must say my first day in Oregon impressed me.
... connections. And we even saw some 'Twilight firewood' on sale by the side of the road.
The road turned south and we found the only accessible beaches in the Olympic Park area. We ventured down on to Ruby Beach. We weren't the only ones though. It is a holiday here this weekend (Monday 3 September is Labor Day) and we met people heading down to the beach through the trees with portable barbeques, coal ...