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July 6th 2010
Published: July 7th 2010
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Umpqua River, Oregon 10miles East of the Pacific
Tuesday July 6th
Daily Information


High temp: 81 degrees
Low temp: 38 degrees

Campground Elevation: 80 above sea level
Highest Elevation: 5,880 above sea level
Lowest Elevation: 4 above sea level

Traveled 234 miles

Departed 9:08 PDT Weather wonderful, cool today, low humidity.

Highlights

Three little deer by the wayside, where is momma

Beautiful West Oregon landscape

Stopped for lunch on the Umpqua River and I went swimming

Saw a Bald Eagle

Pacific Coast Highway at 3:00 PM PDT

Pacific Ocean at 3:25 PM PDT, WOW!

Waded in the Pacific at 4:05 PM

Arrived at the Waldport, KOA campground 4:40 PM PDT

Site is on a cliff overlooking the Alsea Bay and the Pacific another WOW!

We are here for two nights






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Time for a swim before lunch
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Umpqua River
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The lunch by the river
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Pacific first seen and feet in water
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At the campground in Waldport, OR


7th July 2010

Wow
Looks pretty awesome to say the least, I can smell the ocean!!
7th July 2010

Turn around
Ok, you must be half way by now, as you can't go much further West than the Pacific Ocean! Face the fact Justin, you must turn around now and make a L at the light.. Great photos thanks.
7th July 2010

Musings
Your blog is interesting to follow each day. We feel like we're 'sorta' following you in your travels...I copied your blog of July 4 and took it to Genesis this a.m. Everyone was interested in all your comments, Justin. I gave it to Nanny after everyone read it and she thumbtacked it to the bulletin board. They're talking about changing the time to 10 a.m. plus a picnic some time soon to be held where Mary Frances lives... Continue the safe driving, Will. When are you comiung home??? Will miss your blog when you get back. Evelyn
7th July 2010

Uh-Huh!
Yep- I grew up out there! My brother Steve still lives in Portland. Please "wave" at the Pacific for me!
9th July 2010

Looks like a nice spot to set up camp!

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