Travel Blogs from Oregon, United States

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Quick stop in the USA on the way to South America, Portland, United States travel blog

Quick stop in the USA on the way to South America

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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We Said: Just a quick 36-hour stop in Portland to visit family and winterize the wardrobe before heading south to Lima, Peru! We'll have a comments and observations on the culture shock of being back in the USA posted when we return back here in ...

Hostel Moses!, Portland, United States travel blog

Hostel Moses!

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Day 141 May 24th continued - The road from Boise to Portland was again amazing! I tried desperately hard to keep my eyes open for the seven hour journey but after a while, the crazy time in Boise got to me and sleep ensued! The last hour of the ...

Let the Road Trip Begin, But First We Need a Car, Seattle, Washington to Eugene, Oregon, United States travel blog

Let the Road Trip Begin, But First We Need a Car

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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From Hawaii we flew to Seattle to visit our friend Jamie and start planning our trip back across the United States. Allison, though, had to leave almost immediately to go visit some law schools on the other side of the country, so Jamie and Jeff had the ...

The Pacfic North West, Newport, United States travel blog

The Pacfic North West

A travel blog entry by sunnysean

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... and I was ready for the open road again. I nearly felt more American than my car :-).This time I was travelling from Seattle down through Oregon onto route 101. Oregon looked very much like Wicklow except that they Super-sized Wicklow. Loads of valleys, ...

Crater Lake National Park, Crater Lake National Park, United States travel blog

Crater Lake National Park

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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This morning I drove north to Crater Lake National Park in Oregon.  The lake was incredible.  It had a blue color I have never seen before.  So bright blue and clear!  Close ot the shore where I came in ...

THE CITY THAT CARES, Portland, United States travel blog

THE CITY THAT CARES

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... fall bright for several seconds, I might've wished for it to fall on Derek. I got an early start hitchhiking towards Portland, Oregon the next morning. It took five rides to get me into Oregon, and the Idaho rides all came quick. Tony, a ...

Little Bighorn National Battlefield and Deadwood, Little Bighorn National Battlefield and Deadwood, United States travel blog

Little Bighorn National Battlefield and Deadwood

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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I started the day with a 45 minute drive to Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument in Montana.  At the visitor center I viewed many artifacts from the Native Americans and the U.S. Army and General Custer.  At 10:30PM I went to listen ...

July 6th chilkoot trail today we took the ..., Chilkoot Trail, United States travel blog

July 6th chilkoot trail today we took the ...

A travel blog entry by shawna

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July 6th, Chilkoot Trail Today we took the shuttle to the trailhead and hiked 13 miles to our first campsite. The plan was that we'd do the longest stretch on the first day because it's usually on the second day that you're stiff from unaccustomed ...

July 7th chilkoot trail - happy camp we set ..., Chilkoot Trail, United States travel blog

July 7th chilkoot trail - happy camp we set ...

A travel blog entry by shawna

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July 7th, Chilkoot Trail - Happy Camp We set out from Sheep Camp at 8 am this morning and were the second last group to leave. It seems that pretty much everybody took the warnings about the sun softening the snow to heart. We figured that, even ...

I'm home!, Portland, United States travel blog

I'm home!

A travel blog entry by mikeandheather

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I sit cross-legged, luxuriating in the cotton embrace of clean sheets. The computer monitor illuminates the pre-dawn, and the sounds of home float through the silence like music. Oh, that is music. One of the beauties of not having traveled with ...

Leaving Home, for good, Portland, United States travel blog

Leaving Home, for good

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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We're moving out of our downtown apartment and smashing our entire lives into a 10X10 box. Moving out is never fun, everyone hates some portion of it, if not all of it. Moving isn't even fun when you're doing it to go on an awesome vacation. Though I ...

Oregon Caves National Monument, Oregon Caves National Monumnet, United States travel blog

Oregon Caves National Monument

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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I continued driving north today and left California behind as I entered Oregon on Highway 199.  Itopped off to visit Oregon Caves National Monumnet.  I took a ninety minute hike down into the cave with a park ranger.  There were over 500 ...

World Partners Fellow, Eugene, United States travel blog

World Partners Fellow

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... questions and comments are welcome and encouraged. Please also, feel free to pass along my travel blog to others who you think my be interested. The next time I write, i'll be in Thailand. Until then, I'm going outside to enjoy the typical Oregon ...

Crater Lake / Oregon State, Astoria, United States travel blog

Crater Lake / Oregon State

A travel blog entry by chris_and_kelly

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... an hour (not even an argument) and set off through driving rain to Astoria. Straight up the coast on the very edge of the Oregon and Washington border and was where the Goonies was filmed. And that's where we are now. We are finding it hard to find ...

Portland, Portland, United States travel blog

Portland

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... the city we noticed something that our "Simpsons" expert Meg pointed out.  The creator of The Simpsons was born and bred in Oregon.  What Meg noticed was that many of the characters on the show are named after streets in Portland.  We came across ...

Meet the Harleys, Florence Oregon, United States travel blog

Meet the Harleys

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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24.04.2010 Eight degrees didn't seem like a sensible temperature to be out of bed, but we were, and on the road by 7:30. When we get to Alaska, I expect it will be minus something degrees while we’re riding. We’ve got the clothing for it, so ...

Saturday 26 April, Nehalem, United States travel blog

Saturday 26 April

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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... Holly's too.  We are all ill now!  Steve is getting better and Zach was a lot better today.   We arrived in Oregon today crossing the Columbia river on a huge bridge which must have been over 2 miles wide. This took us to Astoria which we ...

links i found useful, Portland, United States travel blog

links i found useful

A travel blog entry by twittg

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| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Here are some web sites I found useful during my travels: world **Backpacking Round-the-World: http://travelindependent.info *Lonely Planet: http://www.lonelyplanet.com *Boot n' All: ...

Special Guests Bill and Adam Return!, Eugene, Oregon to San Francisco, California, United States travel blog

Special Guests Bill and Adam Return!

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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... there was nowhere else we'd visit that had more Subarus per capita than Eugene. That done, we left Eugene and headed for the Oregon coast, which we'd heard only good things about. It was indeed beautiful, reminding us a lot of South Africa's coast. It ...

The Good, the Bad and the Sudanese, Portland, United States travel blog

The Good, the Bad and the Sudanese

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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The travelbug has got us in it's clutches, Somewhere, United States travel blog

The travelbug has got us in it's clutches

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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... and exploration is not limited to international travel. Not in the least. California, the west coast, and the whole United States has an incredible amount of fascinating varied coast lines, forests, kitsch tourist sites, national parks, geologic ...

Portland Part Deux!, Portland, United States travel blog

Portland Part Deux!

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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What Portland lacks in sky scrapers and cityscape, it makes up in scenery. Just a short out of Portland you come to vast mountains, lakes, waterfalls and forests. Portland is a very outdoor's type of city, with everyone making use of the hundred's of ...

Low tide, Wheeler, United States travel blog

Low tide

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... KLR Kawasaki. He's been on the road for 6 weeks and has only travelled from Canada to Alaska and down through Washington State to the tip of Oregon, so we kind of thought he was taking his time a bit, but he has to be back in Canada in July to be Best Man ...

The Number One and the Redwood Highway..., Brookings, United States travel blog

The Number One and the Redwood Highway...

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... It was an amazing day even if it rained a little.  We finally crossed the border and stopped in the town of Brookings, Oregon.  Although we didn't arrive until dinner, we found the place to be a little "stripmally".  Apparently there is a lovely ...

Another 18 hour train journey..., Portland, United States travel blog

Another 18 hour train journey...

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... played the impeccable host! Although expecting a quiet night in Chris had different idea's. It was our first Friday night in the states after all. We were off to a first birthday party for a hairdressers in town that Chris had designed a website for. ...

Q and A, Portland, United States travel blog

Q and A

A travel blog entry by twittg

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Q1. What's your favorite place so far? A1. There isn't one place that stands out as an all-around favorite. I'd have to break it down into categories - Best city: Barcelona = kind of encapsulates all of Spain in one city, very artsy Best small ...

Family and friends in Portland, Portland, United States travel blog

Family and friends in Portland

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... , Washington while seeing friends in Seattle and going on a hike with cousins through beautiful Silver Falls State Park in Silverton, Oregon. For the next and final leg we are on to Central America for our last hurrah before reporting back to real ...

Oregon Trail, Crater Lake, United States travel blog

Oregon Trail

A travel blog entry by brent-n-toby

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... the class 4 rapid Brent found the camera stuck in the back of the Kayak.....  thats why there are pictures!! How it got there and did not fall out again is a mystery........ We are headed to the Oregon coast for our drive ...

followin Lewis and Clark from Oregon to Washington, Fort Clatsop, United States travel blog

followin Lewis and Clark from Oregon to Washington

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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I woke up at 8AM as the sun made my tent feel like a dutch oven.  I dropped camp and drove to Fort Clatsop in the Lewis and Clark National Historic Park.  I enjoyed the artifacts in the visitor center's museum and ...

Stop... when the light is red!, Florence Oregon, United States travel blog

Stop... when the light is red!

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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25.04.2010 After waiting all day, and going between checking at the window and tidying our room, finally, at 2:30pm, we saw Lou and Lynn arriving at our Motel on their Kawasaki motor bikes. Lynn was waving madly from the traffic light, Lou had already ...

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