The cycle ride from Nehalem Beach to Cape Lookout was an enjoyable one, with a slight detour to see Cape Meares along the way.
A detour to Cape Meares
Blog post written Oct 1 2009
The day's cycling was more interesting today, with some hills and good scenery. The weather managed to behave itself for the large part which helped as well.I took a detour to Cape Meares to see a lighthouse which I thought was rubbish, although I took some photos of interesting shaped rocky outlets in the cove below.
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Apparently, this area has the largest colony of Meres (a type of bird) south of Alaska, numbering several hundred thousand. True to form, I managed to not see one (and I may even have screwed their name up). Seems bird watching (feathered variety) is a talent I do not possess!
Lunch was a burrito and a slice of pizza care of Fred Meyers, which is what I call varying the diet!
Arriving at Cape Lookout
It was a long day in the end, and I reached Cape Lookout just gone 17.00, which is a lovely campsite right by the ocean.
Amusing part of the day – I cycled through a town called Netarts, and someone had changed one of the street signs to read ‘Old retard road’ – Ahh, that had me smiling for a while!!
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