Travel Blogs from Bend, United States

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Life in the Desert, Big Bend National Park, United States travel blog

Life in the Desert

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... entire week in Big Bend National Park - about 800,000 acres in southern Texas along the Rio Grande river, the boundary between the United States and Mexico. From an elevation of less than 2,000 ft along the river to nearly 8,000 ft in the mountains, Big ...

Rose, Bend, United States travel blog

Rose

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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On our way to Washington we had one final stop in Bend, Oregon to see Rose (another gapper). Although we only had a very short time to catch up we made the most of it. We didn't go anywhere, we just hung out and talked and ate. She's still as cute and ...

Tumalo Falls and Creek trail, Bend, United States travel blog

Tumalo Falls and Creek trail

A travel blog entry by dherren

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... riding. Grayson doesn't quite have the character of Pinky, but the ride is real fine! Today I drove about 25 minutes west of Bend to hike along Tumalo Creek and a handful of named and un-named waterfalls. The beauty of this area just doesn't stop....my ...

Road Trip, Bend, United States travel blog

Road Trip

A travel blog entry by bobasaurus

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... 6am full of Coffee stolen from the lodge (take that Sandy!). The Road trip was an epic one crossing 2 Canadian provinces, 3 American States and spanning 1,216Km (which is a little shy of the length of Britain). The journey took us about 15 hours and ...

Day 8: Boise, ID to Bend, Oregon, Bend, United States travel blog

Day 8: Boise, ID to Bend, Oregon

A travel blog entry by allobr

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Day 8: Boise, Idaho to Bend, Oregon States covered: Idaho and Oregon Miles covered: 394 Abby metdowns: 2 average sized ones...but we waited her out and she eventually calmed herself and reverted to her usual happy demeanor. Highlights: coffee in ...

Oregon High Desert, Bend, United States travel blog

Oregon High Desert

A travel blog entry by lisapwin

For the past week we have been based in the central Oregon "high desert" country near Bend. We enjoyed especially 4 nights at LaPine State Park, from which we traveled to view the nearby areas of Newberry Crater Volcanic National Monument, which features ...

Big Bend national park, Lajitas, United States travel blog

Big Bend national park

A travel blog entry by jimandjamie

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Not much to say about Big Bend so I won't be long winded here (you're welcome) and will let the pictures speak for ...

Back Home, South Bend, United States travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by ruthwarren

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We traveled all day Sunday and got to Chicago at the time we left Beijing, 4:00 pm. Time does strange things that way. On the flight home, my seatmates were two young men from Beijing who hadn't known each other before their trip. Both were from ...

Ghost town & sunset horse ride, Lajitas, United States travel blog

Ghost town & sunset horse ride

A travel blog entry by jimandjamie

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Everyday this week we went riding around Big Bend half the day and other activities the other half. Rather than group the pictures by day I decided to group them by category. Especially since we took so many in Big Bend. So the dates on the pictures may ...

Canyonlands National Park, Big Bend Campsite near Moab, United States travel blog

Canyonlands National Park

A travel blog entry by sharonandkevin

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This morning had a platypus shower – novel! Then visited Canyonlands National Park – again the most amazing scenery that stretches for miles and miles.  Looking down into the canyon its almost impossible to get a grasp of the ...

Texas, Big Bend, United States travel blog

Texas

A travel blog entry by tour-46

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Selection of photos from ...

Okay! He lets me drive sometimes!, Great Bend, United States travel blog

Okay! He lets me drive sometimes!

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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... area so the crops are spotty in places, even destroyed. Although not far from our destination, we stop for the night in Great Bend.  This allows us to arrive in Alva Oklahoma by noon tomorrow and gives the truckers the afternoon to unload ...

Wine and cheese, Wisco style!, West Bend, United States travel blog

Wine and cheese, Wisco style!

A travel blog entry by baitianming

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In order to start seeing a new area Wednesday evening we moved hotels from the Waukesha area north to West Bend. Wednesday evening we ended up encountering absolutely torrential rainstorms. Rain so bad driving faster than 25mph on the interstate was ...

Cemetary with a View, Bend, United States travel blog

Cemetary with a View

A travel blog entry by zjuggle100

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Leaving The Dalles, OR to see what marvels await as I head into the agricultural part of the state.  A new great view around every corner, I was barreling up a hill in hay country and I see a road heading up a hill and see gravestones out of the ...

Don't pass up a tour of HWY 101 from CA to Wash., North Bend Oregon, United States travel blog

Don't pass up a tour of HWY 101 from CA to Wash.

A travel blog entry by thriftydrifters

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This stretch along the coast of CA,Oregon,and Wash, is some of the most beautiful scenery you will ever see. There is beach combing, Jade hunting , rock hopping, hiking galore. Lovely camps at reasonable prices (until northern CA). I love this tour. Just ...

The great Big Bend flood of 2008, Big Bend National Park, United States travel blog

The great Big Bend flood of 2008

A travel blog entry by sackitoff

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So, as we mentioned in the last entry, Big Bend has been experiencing the worst flooding in memory, with water over 20 feet higher than normal. Of course, with flows like this, we had to get on the water to see it for ourselves. So we signed up for a ...

Bears and Bucks in Big Bend, Big Bend National Park, United States travel blog

Bears and Bucks in Big Bend

A travel blog entry by trackingdj

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... alone once again in nature. This time the environment is completely different. I've found myself in the Chisos Mountains of Big Bend National Park. The park, running along the bend in the Rio Grande and the border of Mexico Is mostly desert with ...

Oct 05, 2008, Bend, United States travel blog

Oct 05, 2008

A travel blog entry by brosiousbustour

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Stream beds, Tinajas and desert oasis, Big Bend National Park, United States travel blog

Stream beds, Tinajas and desert oasis

A travel blog entry by nealandsharon

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... “pinkness.”              We have gone on several hikes in Big Bend Park.  I keep telling Grandma and Grandpa that flying is more fun and faster, but all they want to do is walk, ...

Adventures in Western Texas, Big Bend National Park, United States travel blog

Adventures in Western Texas

A travel blog entry by troycar4444

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... being part of a picture as the sky and landscape seemed like they couldn’t be real.  We spent Monday exploring Big Bend.  Christine was feeling a little under the weather so we opted for a short hike and a scenic drive.  During our ...

Getting muddy in Big Bend, Big Bend National Park, United States travel blog

Getting muddy in Big Bend

A travel blog entry by sackitoff

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... still ravaging east Texas, we decided to stick to our original plan (in spite of expected bad weather) and head to Big Bend National Park, in the southwestern corner of Texas. This 'original plan' called for a pleasant canoe trip on the Rio Grande, which ...

Golf at Lajitas golf and spa resort, Lajitas, United States travel blog

Golf at Lajitas golf and spa resort

A travel blog entry by jimandjamie

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Short entry today because we didn't do much. Jim played golf while Jamie did some housework and then laid out at the pool. But I felt this entry was worth song for my golf buddies as this course was beautiful. It's right on the Rio Grande amidst ...

Moving to Bend, Oregon!!, Bend, United States travel blog

Moving to Bend, Oregon!!

A travel blog entry by vanslack

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... Dad there?)  We drove up I-5 until we crossed into Oregon, at which point we took Hwy 97 all the way to Bend.  I had never driven this portion of the highway that wound through high-desert forests, farmland and Klamath Lake. Along the way I ...

The Golden Dome, South Bend, United States travel blog

The Golden Dome

A travel blog entry by kgkacin

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I left the bounty known as White Pigeon and headed towards South Bend, IN.  This was a turning point.  On one hand I had hightailing it to Chicago on my mind.  Devo was playing The Vic and I was going.  I thought I'd get there early ...

Arches National Park, Big Bend Campsite near Moab, United States travel blog

Arches National Park

A travel blog entry by sharonandkevin

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... of Land Management sites that are all along the Colorado River. Got a really nice secluded and partly sheltered one at the Big Bend Beach area. So, after setting up the tent and paying our 'honesty' dues, we visited Arches National Park.  A lovely ...

Photos from the trip, Bend, United States travel blog

Photos from the trip

A travel blog entry by aurainbend

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Hey gang, We're back in Bend and back at work and school. We truely fell in love with Europe and will definately make our way back, hopefully sooner than later. Just trying to send out a few more photos from our trip. Feel free to comment and you can ...

Boquillas, Lajitas, United States travel blog

Boquillas

A travel blog entry by jimandjamie

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We were told about a small border crossing into a small town in Mexico that you access from within Big Bend called Boquillas that sounded adventurous and fun so today we trekked off for there. It was definitely an adventure. You drive through the ...

Roughing it and loving it!, Big Bend National Park, United States travel blog

Roughing it and loving it!

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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It was a long dry drive from Austin to Big Bend National Park. But the miles flew by with much of the posted speed 80MPH. One town along the way seemed like an interesting stop, Fredrickburg with German influenced shopping streets. But we had a way to go ...

Woohoo, found the camera with our gun shooting, Lajitas, United States travel blog

Woohoo, found the camera with our gun shooting

A travel blog entry by jimandjamie

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... pictures. Well the big news is over a month later I found the camera in a bag in one of the storage bins. I was very excited and now the pics from the range as well as Big Bend state park are posted. The state park is more or less like the national ...

Beautiful Bend, Bend, United States travel blog

Beautiful Bend

A travel blog entry by dhkidd

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Tuesday July 28 Arrived at Bend around 5pm.  Checked into the airbnb I had reserved with Laura on Odgen street. She was very nice and her house was cute and clean.  After Elektra got off work she and MD and I ate dinner at Spork - global street ...

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