The south course is wide and defines a gentle curve at the entrance to the Deschutes River. This is the route that the S.S. Legacy chooses to take…most of the time.
When the sun and the sea breeze mix in this part of the country, it’s just like heaven. And today, I was in heaven.
It did not look like this in November of 1805. All the Lewis and Clark Expedition could see was rain, hail, crashing waves and an impenetrable forest.
It's day seven on the river cruise which brings us to Astoria on the Oregon Coast, the last stop of the Lewis & Clark expedition before turning around and heading back east.
Day six on the Columbia and Snake Rivers cruise brings us to The Dalles. Today, we explore Maryhill Museum, Stonehenge Memorial, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and take in spectacular views.