So I left Eugene in Seattle this morning and drove on I-5 for about an hour south (interstate=painful). Then after cutting through Olympia, WA via the streets, I broke off onto local roads and out to the coast. I hit the coast at Aberdeen. I could have thought I was on a Cape Cod beach or on the Hamptons. It was straight, light gray sand and had all the looking of a great east coast beach. It was a little hazy when I hit the beach and within a half a mile of walking the haze had turned to fog and suddenly you couldn't even see where the water was.
So I headed back to the car and kept driving south. The area, although ocean front is surprisingly poor looking. Like the area missed the whole last two real estate booms entirely. Not too many places to car sleep that I felt comfortable with so I kept driving knowing something would come... Zoom out the map of the GPS and what's that yellow area coming up? Another reservation. And that just might mean a Casino! Its saturday too, so this might just be a hoot.
The security guard working the parking lot just informed me to speak to Sharon about overnight parking. Let's see how this goes :)
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