Continued the drive along the coast till I head to turn left for Eugene. Most vistas of views, beaches and trees, lots and lots of trees.
Next stop is Newport, I was here 10 years ago so thought I'd check it out again. It has a lighthouse, amazing sunsets, a bridge and seals. It's also the place I was at when the Queen passed away, guess I won't forget where I was when that happened.
Crossed the huge Bridge in Astoria and headed for Cannon Beach, there are the Oregon Islands and can see grey whales from the lighthouse.
Headed out of Portland for the West Coast, I've now driven from Coast to Coast and back again (and seemingly haven't gone mad). My first stop Astoria, home of famous movies such as the Goonies and Kindergarden Cop. It also has one really really long Bridge.
It's not all shopping, go and see the fired up Green Army and the constant drumming. Go in a nature hike and sniff the roses and get a tattoo at the end of the day for a permanent memento.