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Oct 22, 2017 - We're Baaaaaaaaaaaaack

Well as the date line indicates I have been very unfaithful with my entries....apologies to all! We spent last winter at home. sort of We set the trailer up at Wilderness Village and spent October and April there as well as 7 random days in February. We had two weeks at The Parkside hotel in Victoria and a week at Bainbridge Island in Washington. Had a one week getaway in May to Puerto Vallarta in Mexico and resumed trailer life with trips to Manitoba and return through the Dakotas during August. Myles and I had a four day salmon/Halibut...

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Jun 11, 2014 - Paradise Cove Resort and Marina

As we left Portland this morning, it was for the most part an easy drive through town. The route west on U.S. 26 was smooth and uneventful. But then we were listening to the GPS and turned left at S.R. 53. This option was only 17 miles to our destination versus following U.S. 26 to U.S. 101 which would have added an additional 30 some miles to the trip. Well we should have taken the longer route. S.R. 53 was definitely not a road for long motorhomes or pickups with 5th wheels as there are many very sharp curves, no shoulders and thus a...

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Sep 6, 2012 - Hwy 101 to Wheeler

Part #2 We rounded the corner and continued down Hwy 101 and just as we expected, the fog rolled in. What? They told us not to travel the coast in summer months due to the fog, that’s why we waited until after Labor Day. Well guess what, if it’s hot inland it sucks the moisture off the ocean which means fog. We saw some Fireweed, like we saw a lot of in Alaska & Canada, along the road and it was already “poppin” which means summer is done and winter will be soon. We drove along the coastline past a point called “Hug Point” where there was...

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Jul 30, 2011 - Paradise Cove Marina & Resort, Wheeler, Oregon

Once again, I'm in arrears as I write my thoughts. I like to keep the date we arrive on my journal for review purposes later as I try to reconstruct our travels. Today is actually Monday the first, but who really cares? I've already told you way more than you are probably interested in. We had planned to stay Saturday night at Nehalem Bay State Park, but they were completely full up. So we gave Paradise Cove a call to ask if we could just boondock one night while we waited for our reservation date of Sunday. There response was, "Why would...

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