Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Washington to Oregon

At this moment, I am in a oceanside town called Cannon Beach, Oregon. Here is how I spent my time today.

Leaving Seattle:
Note that the red car on the left is a convertible with its top down.

I found the sun (this is for you, Ryan)....

First view of the ocean:

What happened to give a park this name?

A walk to Cape Disappointment - a first view of the ocean out of the car.

Once I got out of the forest, this is what I saw:

This is a rearview mirror picture of the bridge crossing the Columbia River into Astoria. The state line is in the middle of this bridge, which is about 4 miles long.

At the end of the bridge:

Highway 101 along the coast had much road activity - as in, lots to slow me down. At one point, the highway people were painting the white line on the right side of the road; the first vehicle after the painters was the truck right ahead of me, and this is how he spent his time:

Haystack Rock - Cannon Beach:

Gifts from the sea:

Some of the last light: