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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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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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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Back to Bend, 4700 Miles, Bend, United States travel blog

Back to Bend, 4700 Miles

A travel blog entry by jkirby

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... nbsp; Have you ever been to a hotel that did that? We had an incredible breakfast and more savory coffee at Alpenglow in downtown Bend and, with our heads hanging low, we crawled into the car for one last long drive back to Sunnyvale. 4700 Miles 1 ...

Day 3 - Technology sucks!, Gila Bend, United States travel blog

Day 3 - Technology sucks!

A travel blog entry by jimfrondorf

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It's been said that I am a "gadget guy". I will admit that there may be a little truth to that. It may be time to reevaluate. Each day starts with a route sheet. Map the days route on a computer using a combination of Google maps and Map My Ride. This ...

Summertime, and the Livin' is Easy, Bend, United States travel blog

Summertime, and the Livin' is Easy

A travel blog entry by peterandmelissa

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... that is the way to do it. We have traveled so much during the last year that we couldn't wait to get home to beautiful Bend, Oregon and spend time with our family, friends, and the great outdoors. Blue skies, clean air, stars, open space, forests, ...

Gorge Towns, Bonneville, United States travel blog

Gorge Towns

A travel blog entry by lisapwin

The following day we attended the pancake breakfast at the fire station next to the RV park, had our hair cut at the park's beauty shop (truly a rarity for an RV park!), then traveled along the gorge through the Oregon towns of Bonneville, Cascade Locks, ...

Gorgeous Clackamas, Bend, United States travel blog

Gorgeous Clackamas

A travel blog entry by denisita

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... Mt. Hood in the distance, alone and majestic. At 4800 feet we drive through Santiam Pass and start the long road down, final destination Bend. We set up camp in Tumalo State Park. It is the weekend, there are so many people in the state parks we pass, we ...

Sep 21, 2009, Bend, United States travel blog

Sep 21, 2009

A travel blog entry by brianburkhardt

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Day Three, South Bend, United States travel blog

Day Three

A travel blog entry by arspromo

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... last year on the tour. Stayed at home last night with a couple of house guests and then headed out this morning for South Bend, IN.  Had a quick stop at MPG Racing in Highland Park to meet up with some more folks.  Rick Roshto provided some ...

Brother's House & Borders Books, South Bend, United States travel blog

Brother's House & Borders Books

A travel blog entry by moonminder

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Arriving at a little neighborhood train station in South Bend, Indiana, I wasn't sure where I was.  I am used to South Bend being "Notre Dame" town -- bigger than life.  A couple minutes later my brother pulled up.  I haven't seen my ...

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