Day 13, Elehem State Park to Cape Lookout State Park

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Five of the  women have become know as the ‘Yurt Girls’  because they tend to rent a yurt every chance they get, rain or shine!!!

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Gina has taken the reins as far as lining them up and has now added Dave and Glen to her list of ‘clients’ in finding them yurts to rent too!!!

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As we biked through Rockabye lots of ads for whatever ails you . . .

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This would have been a great place for lunch but it was only 9:00am!!!

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. . . more weed for sale!!

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And a great prop at the Pronto Pup stand!!!

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We biked by a coyote, laying on the shoulder, that probably never knew what hit him last night. Beautiful animal.

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Great scenery around Wheeler, OR.

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We have also been passing lots of oyster processing Plants . . .

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These hulled oyster shells are probably headed to curio shops . . .

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. . . while these were to be ground up for fertilizer . . .

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. . . but not before the gulls ate the oyster remnants near the end of the pile!!

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A beautiful owl had also met its demise during the night.

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Lots of fisherman in this estuary we passed today. So many so, that there is a  portable toilet anchored in the middle. Nice!!!

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Crab races . . . not to be missed in March!!!

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VERYYYYYYYYYYYY scenic. great vistas and great roads, so far.

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Oregon version of a Vermont covered bridge!!!

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We stopped at the famous Tillamook Dairy and walked the self guided tour of the cheese making plant.

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I met Brandi and her parents, Patti and Mike. Brandi and Mike were biking for five days and mom was driving the sag. They head back to Knoxville, TN on Thursday. Good timing . . . it is supposed to start raining again!!!!

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A cheese tasting bar with  sharp cheddar that rivaled cheddar from WI !!!!

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And of course there was the obligatory gift shop . . .

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. . . but also a fabulous restaurant. I settle for the monstrous cookie cream sundae with hot fudge  . . . it was only 10:00am!!!

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The Cape Mearse loop has been closed for three years because of a a slide area . . .

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. . . but bikes were allowed to pass through the 15 mile stretch. Glad we did . . . our own road, NO CARS!!!

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. . . and here was the lighthouse . . . sort of a mini version, but it is located high on a cliff . . .

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. . . and soon it was time to ride down that cliff down to our home for the night, Cape Lookout State Park.

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