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North America » United States » Oregon » Waldport October 9th 2013

October 6, 2013 – Waldport, OR, USA Today we wake to a clear, perfect blue sky and again realize just how lucky we are. As we arrived after dark, I went to bed last night looking forward to waking this morning in anticipation of just what kind of view we had. It was not disappointing. In fact it’s rather amazing. We are surrounded by our own personal sand dunes, in which we all spent hours this morning playing in, sliding down them in plastic discs, running up barefoot (excellent aerobic exercise!) and generally enjoying the unseasonably warm weather. It’s warm to hot in the sun and the sea, roughly 100 meters away from the house (give or take depending on the tide!), is cold but bearable. Not that I propose swimming; this is the northern Pacific ... read more

North America » United States » Oregon » Waldport October 7th 2013

October 5, 2013 I’m typing this sat in a very nice open plan kitchen in Waldport, Oregon. It’s pitch black outside but I know the sea is close as I can hear the pounding surf upon the sand and I’m pretty confident we’re going to wake up to yet another amazing view tomorrow morning. We’ve not long arrived so all we’ve seen so far is a sky full of twinkling stars. Sam is making his special pecan toffee chocs (his version of Nestle Turtles using this Caramel Apple Wrap stuff we discovered in Safeway. As the name suggests it’s a very simple way of making toffee apples, just wrap a sheet of caramel around the apple; but we discovered they’re also great if you wrap up pecan nuts in the soft pliable toffee sheet then dip ... read more
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North America » United States » Oregon » Waldport July 7th 2010

Wed July 7th Daily Information High temp: 59 degrees Low temp: 55 degrees Campground Elevation: 80 above sea level Highest Elevation: N/A above sea level Lowest Elevation: N/A above sea level Traveled 30 miles Departed 11:00PDT Weatherpoor, cold, sea fog over everything Highlights Headed to Newport, OR Went to the Depoe Bay Whale Observetory Spotted Harbor Seals and Whale that turned out to be a rock...Boo Stopped to wade in the Pacific, wow was heart stopping cold Toured the Yaquina Light House but the coast was in dense sea fog Saw two immature Bald Eagles First disappointing weather of the trip but waves crashing and the craggy cliffs made up for it Off to Cannon Beach tomorrow about 100 miles North ... read more
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010

North America » United States » Oregon » Waldport July 6th 2010

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 ... read more
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010
West Trip 2010




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