Chinook Winds Casino Resort
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... 8217;t seen our host in the flesh, but that’s sort of fitting, as we also can’t see much of the view due to some lingering fog. As I write this, I’m sitting on the bed looking straight out the window and imagining a vista of ocean unbroken all the way to the horizon. There are pods of whales cruising by, and maybe some orcas – or so we believe. It’s been another one of 'those’ days.
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... view straight into the heart of the fog. The views along the hike in the forest, however, made the strenuous hike worthwhile. After we returned, the shroud of fog cleared, the sun came out, and the spectacular view we missed became visible. Much of the day was spent biking in silence admiring the coast line. We did happen upon a premier jet ski event, where thousands were gathered to watch ...
... and epic sleep ins would do me some good - now I can't seem to sleep in past 8. We could just make out the Lighthouse from the beach, success!
Having eaten enough fish and chowder for a while we picked La Roca in Lincoln City for our lunch stop. It was a welcome change and good basic Mexican place. (OK maybe I did still get fish tacos...but it was "different-ish")
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... it)) then served in melted butter.
This is a proper working and profitable port. 250 boats ply their trade here picking up salmon to oysters. Along the front are processors and the fishermen sell straight from the trawlers to the public.
The restaurants buy directly from the boats and the place is full of trucks shipping fresh fish all around the country.
A lesson in how to do it right.
... it bolted from the bushes up the trail ahead of us and kept looking back at us as it continued on the trail.Another stop was the Sea Lion Caves. Sea lions spend the entire year at this location on the coast because they not only have a great beach which to fish off, but also a huge cave to take cover when inclement weather challenges them. A male seal lion averages 1300 pounds, females 700 pounds and pups at birth 40-50 pounds. The bummer of the ...