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North America » United States » Oregon » Winchester Bay September 25th 2018

Winchester Bay, OR. Tried to drive from Cape Disappointment, WA via Tillamook Cheese Factory to Cape Blanco. 6pm and the sun getting low, it was time to settle in. The picture of a stream is from Stamp River Provincal Park, Vancouver Island, BC. There were falls and we could watch the salmon resting in pools below the falls before attempting (and jumping) to the fish ladder. Amazing commitment in the face of so much rushing water. The beach rock is not Morro Rock but a rock off Ruby's Beach, Kalaloch, WA. The collection of drift wood is enormous but of course, you cannot collect any of it. The little grotto is part of a Large Leaf Maple trail in the Lake Quinault part of the Olympic NF. The colors are indescribable yellows and deep green mosses. ... read more
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North America » United States » Oregon » Winchester Bay July 28th 2011

I find it completely outrageous that we have such a hard time relaxing! Perhaps a sign of go-go-go in our normal lives or that we have become totally addicted to fast everything - internet speed, restaurant service, entertainment, even sightseeing. Relax, already! Damn It! Relax! We have now visited Crescent City, California and are in Winchester Bay, Oregon until tomorrow. Crescent City was beautiful. A beach-front community with easy access to the Redwood Forest. We took a leisurely drive through the beautiful old growth redwoods and stopped a couple of times to take photos. After that, we headed to the state park where the local lighthouse is found. Along the beach, we happened upon a fantastic tidal pool and I plucked a starfish from the sea! Totally cool!! The lighthouse visit was beautiful - a blustery, ... read more
In the Trees in the Redwood Forest
Me & Starfish in Crescent City
Battery Park Lighthouse




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