Tag: Astoria

Sunset over Astoria

In my last post I shared with you an unexpected moonrise over Long Beach – in fact I posted it while still on the road. Sometimes pictures burn a hole in my pocket and demand to be shared sooner than later. 😉 The next… Continue Reading “Sunset over Astoria”

Cruising the West Coast to San Francisco – Rainy Day Armchair Travel

Two years ago we took a cruise from Seattle down the West Coast with no masks, no vaccines, and of course – no covid! Those were days of carefree travel and I can’t wait until they return! But until then I thought I’d revisit… Continue Reading “Cruising the West Coast to San Francisco – Rainy Day Armchair Travel”

Exploring Fort Stevens

For our one and only camping trip this year, Fort Stevens State Park had everything, including 3,700 acres of wetland, forest and dunes, and even a shipwreck! The campground is one of the largest in the Western United States with over 9 miles of… Continue Reading “Exploring Fort Stevens”

The Cruise Continues – On to Astoria!

We woke to sunrise on Day 2 of our cruise ready for our first port of call:  Astoria, Oregon, the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies, founded in 1811. (Here’s Day 1 if you missed it.) After coffee and a light breakfast I… Continue Reading “The Cruise Continues – On to Astoria!”

Something there is that loves a Bridge!

I don’t love walls but I do love bridges so I had to share a few favorites for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge. I’ll start in my home state of Washington and move down the coast. First up is the Vantage Bridge carrying Interstate 90… Continue Reading “Something there is that loves a Bridge!”

Astoria!

Earlier this week, (when the weather was still mild not wild), we traveled south for a few days of vacation in Astoria.  Our home base was a lovely boutique hotel built on an old cannery pier on the Columbia River.  We woke each morning… Continue Reading “Astoria!”

Morning Traffic

On the Columbia River in Astoria. Susanne

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