The next morning Theodore Bear had his back pack packed and decided to wear his green bow as he usually did when he was traveling. Oscar Bear went with to the bus stop to see him off. "Thank you for showing me around, Oscar," said Theodore, "and think of me when you watch the sun go down." Oscar smiled and shook paws with his friend who then climbed up all the steps to sit on the top deck of the bus. Theodore sat by a big window right in front and waved to Oscar when the bus pulled away. The road followed the coastline and Theodore liked all the seaside towns, some with simple holiday houses and some with big mansions. Soon the bus had turned off and was traveling where busy farmers were working in the fields and at times the road took them through forests and across rivers. Theodore was enjoying the ride and before long the first mountains came into view.