Odometer: 56,790 Time: 09:00 We want to do one more trip into Olympic National Park today and then move on towards the Canadian Border. The manager/owner of the motel (an Indian couple, which is very common for small privately owned
Odometer: approx. 56,550 Time: 08:30 We drive out of town westwards and eventually get to HWY 101 north. We once more drive through countryside Washington, with lots of small villages and grassland in between. A lot of trucks loaded with
Odometer: 56,398 Time: 09:30 After some phone calls to Switzerland we leave the hotel late. We head south east towards Mount Rainier. It is visible from far already and the road leading there is seamed with forests to both sides.
Odometer: 56,040 Time: 08:30 After a real Sunday breakfast with lots of Belgium waffles, we leave Portland area towards north. As the weather is overcast we skip the trip to the waterfall and the gorge along the Columbia River and
Odometer: 55,675 Time: 07:00 We are starting off on HWY 84 towards North Powder. There we take Scenic Byway 73 to Elkhorn Summit, a ski- and winter vacation resort up on over 7,000 feet. It is still cold (about 54