Month: August 2017


It’s been a nice visit, but time to make some progress while the weather is good. We watched boats and boats carrying crabs….then saw the semi’s leaving with crab shells. We rode the city bus to get groceries. Watched sea lions and enjoyed the Newport waterfront. We leave tomorrow morning early for a 220 mile …

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July 30, onward to Astoria, the last stop on the Columbia.Beautiful scenery! We were surprised to meet a few freighters coming around the bend! From here we will cross the Columbia River bar and head into the Pacific. Lots of nice sightseeing done here, including a trip to Ilwaco (strange little town!) and looking down …

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