Posts Tagged ‘Highway 101’

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Day 18 – From Northern California to San Francisco

October 21, 2008

The shot was straight, the road was rather curvy. It turns out they weren’t redwoods, at least I don’t think so. Either way, they were suitably atmosphere-ide by fog:

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Day 17 – From Raymond, Washington to Northern California

October 21, 2008

Route 3 in British Columbia is gorgeous, and Route 101 in Oregon ain’t half bad either.

First, while still in Washington, and when it was still early and gloomy out, I happened to see a derelict ship just off the road. It took a while, but I finally found a few decent angles for photos:

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Day 15 – From Vancouver to Olympic National Park

October 21, 2008

I finally made it out of Vancouver, with a supposedly working car (we’ll see how that bears out over next few days). Of course, “tomorrow morning” turned into late afternoon, but I was on my way by 2:45.

It was pretty standard departure:

1. Park illegally by the hostel because it’s sometimes too much damn trouble to do things in legally.

2. Rush through the packing and checking out process in the hopes you won’t tempt fate past the breaking point and get a ticket.

3. Give a mental thumbs up to the All Mighty God when you don’t see a slip of paper under your windshield wiper.

4. Curse and bemoan your way through downtown traffic.

5. Curse and bemoan your way through suburban traffic.

6. Curse and bemoan your way through expressway traffic.

7. Exchange pleasantries with the guy at U.S. customs.

8. See the first telltale sign that you’re back in the States:

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Finally, a gas station sign I can comprehend without any mathematic gymnastics

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