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August 22, 2021



Beautiful photos! I have only been to that coast once, and I would love to come back.

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That's a beautiful coastline. I would love to spend some time there. The death of a whale is always sad no matter the reason for its demise.

My Corner of the World

My, what a fabulous time you had taking photos and seeing the sights! I always enjoy seeing your coastline as much of it reminds me of New Zealand. The beavers and other critters are so cute :)

Thanks for sharing your link at 'My Corner of the World' this week!

Lydia C. Lee

That's very sad re the whale. I thought it was playing. :(


Hello Sallie,

I love the Oregon coast, beautiful photos. Cool sighting of the beaver. It is sad news about the whale . Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Take care, have a happy weekend! I appreciate your comment, link and visit!


A get-a-way...that would amazing....Michelle

Jm, Illinois, U.S.A.

Greetings and Salutations! Oregon coastline is on my "bucket list." Nice photographs.

Michelle Keltner

I love seeing these photos. This is one part of the U.S. that I haven't visited...yet! I need to go! Thank you for linking up and have a great week.

soma @ InkTorrents.com

It certainly was a gorgeous getaway, I love the Pacific coast too. I am so sorry you had to witness the sad occurrence, it breaks my heart too. I will keep Yachats State Park in mind when we visit OR again. Beautiful photos and I loved reading about them.

Thank you so much for linking up on Wandering Cameara.

riitta k

What a great getaway your had - stunning cost & wildlife! Beautiful photos. I'm having a getaway too next week. To Kustavi and Turku, a city in the southwestern Finland.


Sallie - we have been blessed with some very cool weather for the last week. In fact, one of our camping nights we had frost! Of course, that was high in the mountains! It was so refreshing, in every way. So I can imagine how you felt after your time at the coast! Thanks for linking to Mosaic Monday!

Candace Uhlmeyer

Thanks for the terrific photos and great suggestions. We'll be taking some of your same route, from Eugene to Winchester Bay to Coos Bay and then over to Grants Pass. My grandparents lived in Coos Bay for many years and I loved to visit them. But best was always our time at the shore. And now I haven't even seen the ocean for many years, so this will be a real treat. Given your love of the Oregon coast, I hope you've read Ursula LeGuin's wonderful book, Searoad. If not, please do. She also loved it and wrote lovely stories (these aren't science fiction, if that makes a difference).

Alan Bates

What a trip you had. Love that you took your little trailer.
On our one trip to Oregon we were amazed at all the sights and how much places varied in temperature and vegetation over just short distances.
It may have also been the best vacation we had for eating.

Peter B.

The Oregon coast is a favorite place for me. Just incredible beauty, and you captured some wonderful shots!


Thank you for sharing the Oregon coast. I am so in need of an ocean visit.

ellen b.

How lovely to spend some time again on the coast. It's nice that you know that coast so well, too.

A ShutterBug Explores

Oregon coast is gorgeous and great photos ~ you go the best places ~ Xo ~

Living in the moment,

A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

Iris Flavia

I sure miss the ocean, thank you for sharing this trip!
Oh, poor baby, though. Nature can be brutal...


this coast is just wonderful. I wish I had been there too.
Walking barefoot in the water.

David Gascoigne

I have never visited Oregon, Sallie, and I see that have missed a great deal. Coastlines anywhere are wonderful places with never-ending delights, and Oregon's coast looks exceptionally splendid. I could spend many happy days birding there and probing through tide pools which hold mysteries untold. When you really get into it there is so much life, so much going on in one little pool it boggles the mind - even of a seasoned naturalist who has done it all before. The sheer wonder of it all never ends. It just gets better.


I have always wanted to visit Oregon. Decades ago I even considered a master's program there. It certainly is beautiful.

Sharon Wagner

Sad about the whale. Nature isn't always kind. And humans aren't always kind to nature in turn.


I have such great memories of our Oregon trip, and your photos bring back a lot of memories. You had a wonderful trip judging from all the sights you shared. Thank you so much for that, though sad about the baby whale. Nature’s way and the ying and yang of things. Have a wonderful week.


Hi Sallie
Beautiful photos! I love the wild and blue Pacific Ocean. It is so different from the darker green-blue of the Atlantic Ocean and less developed along its shoreline. It's sad the baby blue whale did not survive.
I now know to ask you for recommendations on where to stay when we visit the Oregon coast, someday, as you've sampled many locations ;)

Veronica Lee

What a fabulous place for a getaway, Sallie!

The Oregon Coast is gorgeous.

Jennifer A. Jilks

That is a great trip! I do enjoy yours.


...I love the Oregon coast, but it's amazing how COLD the water is!

Penelope Notes

A perfect vacation marred by the whale hopefully that died during a natural course of events rather than with the help of humankind. The Oregon Coast is spectacular and the first place my husband and I traveled many years ago before we were married. I think those views cemented our relationship … we were both so overwhelmed by the beauty, starting at Seaside all along the coastal highway to the California border.


You did have a lovely getaway along the Oregon Coast, Sallie. I have seen the Pacific Ocean on a couple of previous trips and it is always a wonderful sight, but much colder then the Atlantic Ocean in the state I grew up. A sad ending for the baby whale, such is the story of life as you said, but still unfortunate.

Lorrie Orr

What a great place for a getaway. There's nothing like the wild coast for fun and a bit of adventure. So sad about the baby whale.


How nice to have a get away...the coast here is probably a little cooler than inland but so crowded with tourists its hardly a get away...
Sad to see the whale but glad to see a beaver in your photos...I cant recall the last time I had a dining in experience...
The coast photos are really awesome, hope you have a great week!


The Oregon coast is beautiful. Hubby and I have stayed in Yachats, it was one of our favorite places to stay. The views are beautiful.
You saw some nice wildlife sightings at the Lake. I hope your weather is cooler now, the days are already shorter. Take care, have a happy week!

Linda P

To spend time at the Oregon coast must be wonderful. Not only are the seascapes amazing, but you also see interesting wildlife along the way on your trip. A change of scene is good for the soul.


Well, I understand this feeling on the coast nearby the ocean. We have only the Chiemsee here. It's called our Bavaria ocean. And of course the mountains, the Alps. I love the sea too.

Happy MosaicMonday

Amy Franks

wow that rental you stayed at is just about right on the beach, bet you got to hear the waves at night, so nice waking up in the morning and seeing the ocean oustside.

Shiju Sugunan

These are lovely pics from your trip, so many interesting views. Sad about the whale.

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