Tag: travel

Exploring Lava Caves – What a Trip

Time to Hit the Road – After three days under a roof and inside four walls, it was time to get out in it and do some camping. We left our friend’s house in Southern Oregon and drove south into California. We were on Highway 97 (east of the Cascades and Interstate 5) the plan …

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A Roaming Duo Visit Old Friends

First Things First – This view is what we woke to at Elk Lake Campground – what a treat! The full moon was dropping over the mountains to the west, the sun rising over a gorgeous lake. If you have to get up and get going this is an excellent place to do it. 

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Oregon’s Seven Wonders – Smith Rock

Finally, We Were on the Road – After two four-month house sits in Oregon! That was a really long time for us to be in one area: very unusual. As much as we like the area, we were ready for a new adventure!  We left Dallas mid-day, thinking we could make it over the Cascade …

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Sightseeing with Visiting Family

The Moon Rising at 9:00 pm!  That was my view as I set out for Portland Airport (about 90 minutes north) to pick up my mother and sisters who were flying in for a visit. As good as air travel is in the US, when flights come from two destinations, there’s always a lot of …

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Roaming Southwest in the Pacific Northwest

With our house sit in Port Townsend over, it was time to say goodbye to Washington! Since we’d already driven the western side of the State, for our trip back to Oregon, we decided to take the route that passes just west of Seattle, goes through Olympia and then straight south to Portland. That way …

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