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09/14/11 11:07 - ID#55154

Hmmm - 5 year hiatus - not bad ;)

Yes - Oregon is so exciting that it's been 5 years since I visited last.

Anybody still around from the "olden days"?

Cheers,
Austin
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07/25/06 11:57 - 75ºF - ID#33908

More Silly Seals

Another late day trip on the bay....this time, the seals were a tad more cooperative. (Many getting close enough to splash me as they flipped over in dives...) Without further ado...here's the best I can do..lol.



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The last one you probably can't make them all out, but there are six seal heads in the shot.

During the paddle, we also scared up a bunch of gulls....



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All-around it was another good day in Oregon...

Cheers,
Austin
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07/24/06 02:07 - 78ºF - ID#33907

More Pics/Weekend

So...we decided to try and find a nice new spot to paddle yesterday. We headed down to Tenmile Creek beach and this is what it looked like yesterday....



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After seeing that...we decided it may not have been the best day to put in there. So, off we went to our usual beach. Unfortunately...it didn't look much better...however, I decided to give it a shot anyway.

Here I am in full wetsuit glory...lol.




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So..then I decided to head out....here's one of me (you can just see me out there with my paddle raised) cresting a wave...






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Needless to say..with the way the surf was, I was only out there for about half an hour before I got sick of battling the ocean.

So..we headed home...after feeling slightly dejected, I decided we should head out to the bay and see if I could get some seal shots before sunset. Of course, the second the seals found out I had a camera in hand, they all became incredibly camera shy. This is the best pic I could get (you can just see the little seal head if you look along the water surface right in the centre of the pic...)



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And here's a second...the silhouette is the seal's head as he cruised next to my boat...





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Of course, after getting those "fabulous" shots, I decided to get grouchy and put the camera back in the dry bag and continue my paddle. And also, of course, the second I did that, the seals were more than happy to get within 5 feet of the boat and start frolicking....stupid mammals. I'll get them yet....lol. If it kills me, I'll have good seal pics up here in the near future..lol.

After all that, I decided to snap one last pic of the sunset over the point and call it a night.....(not the best sunset..the fog/mist was rolling in and the sun was setting over the point...but it'll do until I get a nice sunset pic from Ona Beach...;) )

Cheers from Oregon....

Austin



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07/20/06 11:04 - 79ºF - ID#33906

Moregon

Here's a couple of shots of the beach we've been launching from to head out to the ocean and one of the Jetta decked out....lol.

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The surf yesterday wasn't that spectacular...4-5 ft max...nothing overly fun to ride until you got out past the surf line and into the swells....I'll try and grab a couple of shots on a windier/wavier day...


I'll grab a couple of the seals this afternoon too when I'm out and about...



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06/26/06 01:37 - 78ºF - ID#33904

Crazy Austin

Okay...welcome to Crazy Austin's House of Deals. No reasonable offer refused!!

I need to get rid of my stuff...somebody make me some kind of offer on the furniture!! lol

Help a brother out...everything that was posted before is still available!!!

-Austin
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