Astoria

 Posted by at 12:58 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 232011
 

After a quiet morning at home, we crossed the bridge into Oregon again, and spent yesterday afternoon exploring Astoria. This charming and friendly little community at the mouth of the Columbia River was the first permanent American settlement west of the Rocky Mountains. Astoria started life as a fur trading outpost in 1811, and has […]

Scary Highways

 Posted by at 7:19 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 072010
 

There is an interesting thread on the RV.Net forum discussing a Forbes magazine article on America’s Scariest Highways. Since we are considering taking US Highway 50 across Nevada in a few weeks, I found it interesting that this route, known as “The Loneliest Road in America,” was among those listed. The article says US 50 […]