Sunday, June 20, 2010

Maybe Oregon will be warmer?

Last summer we were searching for gas stations and motels to escape
the heat, this year we are buying extra layers and drinking hot
chocolate by the gallon. The pacific northwest has thus far proven
itself to be a beautiful but cold and wet land. No surprises there I
guess. After our epic 113 miler into Hoquiam (only it's neighbour,
Aberdeen, was less attractive) we have spent the last two rainy days
climbing through rainforest (that is not a typo), skirting the
Columbia river, and scaling the Astoria bridge, which was an ode to
some of the bridges of last year, built tall to allow supertankers to
pass beneath it. Tonight we sleep in an rv park in Seaside, Oregon;
not a patter of a raindrop to be heard, for now.

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