Oak Tree Inn - Hermiston
Travel Blogs from Hermiston
... because there was not a lot of damage, but enough to stop traffic from driving by.
We finally drove into Pendleton around 7:30pm (a 7 1/2 hour drive for the day.) We decided to snack on our crackers, cheese and smoked salmon for dinner and watch a little TV. A glass of wine made it all perfect!
To sleep about 10pm.
May God Bless the imaginative people who designed the ways for water to provide us power.
... to keep driving.
We drove to Palouse Falls State Park on our way to Kennewick, WA. I had seen some pretty spectacular photos of this falls in the evening. It is a beautiful falls that drops into a large pool, and subsequent canyon. Admittedly, we were somewhat disappointed that most of the landscape had already turned golden brown vs the lush green that had been in the photos I had found. It was ...
Another really hot day, so we're looking forward to getting back to some cooler Oregon weather (at least we hope it will be!).
We're staying at the Wildhorse Resort and Casino in Pendleton and our room is on the 10th floor. Great view of the sunset.
Tomorrow, home sweet home. Bye for now.
... harvest and the vast number of crates waiting to be filled. We also noted Fiesta Foods a large Hispanic grocer chain doing a booming business. Even down south we don't have these stores. We crossed the Columbia River into Oregon and were impressed with the beautiful ranching areas. We finally ended up at Pendleton a delightful old west type town from the early 19th century that had quite a lot of industrial plants including its 1909 woolen mill.
... was my, Roxanne's doing! I do NOT need to be sucking any snake venom out of my sons leg on this trip. We found a really pretty park and then headed up the hill, to which Hugh NEEDED to be on daddy's shoulders or he wouldn't make it, to Hat Rock. It was pretty cool, a cool giant rock that looked like a top hat. After that we came back, headed to the pool which was FREEZING! Sat in the sun to warm up then headed back to our site to have ...