Travel Blogs from Frenchglen
Have lost track of days. From the Sequoias we went to San Fran..then over the Golden Gate bridge to the coast. The Sonoma coast of northern California is undescribably beautiful. Photos will have to wait till we get home..not sure even photos can convey the wonder of that shoreline. Deep almost constant fog added to the dreaminess.... We camped in dunes on the Sonoma coast, then drove on into Oregon and the Gold Shore- where the Rogue River ...
... over and travel the US going to car shows. A great couple.
Later in the evening I was properly chatted up by two ladies from Oregon who stay here every year.
It was an interesting experience.
In fact it was three ladies because after the pool I had a shower and put some after shave on to hide the smell of my clothes.
I walked in to the bar and Pixie just melted and Patricia and Pattie made a bee line for me. They don't seem to be used to ...
We are now really close to the end if we continue with the schedule.
I really need to slow the pace down and see more of what we are going through and to be honest I have seen enough dirt.
Bill and I have decided to go our separate ways from now on or at least until I return after seeing The Queen.
Apart from the extreme difficulty of parting it has been a lovely day.
... and Colleen ... both who were not "into" birds) when we stayed at the research station
Campground was extremely nice. Beautiful evening and reflections of a great trip.
Final bird count = 84
Home to Eugene ...
Laurie and Pete
... Vale was the first stop in Oregon for pioneers who traveled the Oregon Trail. The town of 2000 souls has at least 38 murals painted on almost as many buildings that tell its history in pictures.
We wish that had the time to walk the town if nothing more than to study the murals.
The road to Burns starts out in flat farmland then follows the Malheur River Valley. The flat valley transitions into a steep canyon. By and by we head straight into rain clouds- ...