Astoria’s Column Hill was shroweded in a thick fog as we left our campground
Hardly beyond the city limits we hit a section of
In the six years we’v been RVing across 49 states and 10 Canadian provinces/territories, thre has not been a single day on the road with our motorhome that we have not run into at least one section of “Road Work”!
Leaving the city limits, and typical of leaving most western cities at sea level or along a river, we began a climb through Navy Heights,
Paralleling the Columbia River, we caught a glimpse of a a small marina
We passed through several small towns, including Sappose (population 6,592),
In the distance, we could see evidences of forestry clear-cuts
Reaching the Portland area we found ourselves in, what else, traffic!
although we were able to catch sight of the dome on St. Patrrick’s Catholic Church.
We had a great dinner at a local Italian restaurant in Salem … during which time we received a call from our campground advising us that our water hose had ruptured and a “neighbor” had shut off our water spigot. Fortunately, I had an extra hose to replace the damaged one so we’ve got water again.