In the distance, the Columbia River empties into the Pacific Ocean.
Our rental. Yeah, the outside is a bit rough (salt air will do that), but inside, it was very nice.
Gandolf the wood carving.
Marsh's Museum, a Long Beach attraction since the 1920's.
The walls are lined with hundreds of bizarro mounts... like this two headed piglet.
The most famous residence at this macabre museum is Jake the Alligator man. Acquired by the musuem for $750 in 1967, Jake is equal parts baby alligator/another unfortunate shrunken jungle head, evidently the creation of a mad Dr. Frankenstein taxidermist. Jake now has a cult following, including an annual blues fest named in his honor.