Red Lion Hotel Bend
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... only thing I cared about was the pancakes! Delish! After brunch, we picked up some groceries and headed back home. In the car, I couldn't keep my eyes open. I needed to take a nap, so when we did get home, I passed out for a couple of hours. Looking back on it, I realize that the trip has finally caught up with me. Since I have been to Bend many times before, slept in the exact ...
... found out two things, I cannot spend much time in cities like New York and the National Park system is completely epic for lack of a better description. This last stretch, I was able to immerse myself in the beauty that is Acadia National Park in Maine, Badlands National Park in South Dakota, and possibly above all, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. We were able to spend about 4 days each at both Acadia and Yellowstone, while this was still ...
... up some salads and sandwiches for lunch, also picked up an extra suitcase each for the accumulation of junk we have acquired - ours fits in our current bags but they are way overweight for the airline. Another change in scenery almost scrubby desert looking most of the way dominated by massive snow top mountains in the distance. We were travelling at altitude most of the day and went up and down some pretty big hills. Stopped at ...
... farm structures and hardly any farms. The few that we pass are growing grazing crops. This is sheep and cattle country so I guess they eat pretty much what will grow here.
Did I mention that this is very desolate country? If it weren't for stops at two rest areas we wouldn't have seen another soul except for those passing through in their vehicles. By the way, we pass few vehicles the rest stops didn't have many in them either.
More signs of civilization ...
... and unique in it's own special way.
Today we traveled 248 miles and arrived at the hotel around 3:30 PM. Before we left on this trip, Steve had made an appointment with the local Honda dealership here in Bend, OR to have the oil changed on the bikes as we have driven over 3,500 miles at this point in the trip. Anyway, I stayed back at the hotel to download pictures and write today's blog. Hope you enjoy today's post. ...