Day 2: Corvallis, OR

Pacific Ocean starting point in Lincoln City, OR.
Pacific Ocean starting point in Lincoln City, OR.

I left Lincoln City, Oregon, on Wednesday, July 13. After dipping my rear wheel in the Pacific and saying goodbye to my new friends, Neil and Claudia, I started heading east.

I camped at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Rickreall, OR, that night. I had the place to myself.

Last night I stayed with a host in Corvallis, OR. More on this later, at the moment I am just too tired to post anything. Hopefully, tomorrow I can catch up.

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Yesterday’s lunch was a bucket of these fantastic cherries from a farm stand along the road.

Author: Dennis Blanchard

Dennis Blanchard was born in Bristol, Connecticut. He and his wife Jane moved to New Hampshire in 1980 where he has climbed thirty 4000-foot mountains, biked the trails and enjoyed the wilderness. Never living very far from the Appalachian Trail, Dennis was always aware of the seductive siren’s call to hike it. Dennis is an electronics engineer who has freelanced for amateur radio, technical and motorcycle adventure magazines. He now lives in Sarasota, Florida.

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