Travel Blogs from Bend
The day has come to get back on my bike and onto with my adventure. Hated to leave Sis, but I'm on a schedule so no staying longer.....We left around the 9:00am first to have my brakes on my bike looked at, I figured it would only take a tweak or so. We found Hutch Bike shop and they said that the back brake was blown out and needed to be replaced …
Another day another long drive 200 miles. We headed to Crater Lake it’s a volcano that erupted 8000 years ago. It is now filled with water hence the name, The couple of hours we spent there were very enjoyable we were very high up the temp was only 60 degrees . The views were really spectacular. Leaving was less fun for me ...
... take leave of the group travel and go on our own. It has been great! Today we went thru Pendleton, Oregon and stopped at the factory. Some shopping occurred...then we pressed on to travel down the Columbia River. We tend to forget that they have a dam across it at John Day River and therefore the salmon never get above it. This is where the big hydroelectric generation plant is. Below this is a much smaller ...
... This observatory was built from lava rock so that visitors could view the nine primary mountaintops that helped shape the landscape. Because of the nature of lava rock, the builders had to take a lot of time to let nature dictate how the rocks were put together. It was an architectural and engineering marvel! When done, we made our way back to camp and got ready to set out for our next adventure, which would take us to Crater Lake! Lots of love, ...
So, I thought this campground was going to be in the mountains.....and it sort of was, but it was also in the middle of the city. So it was kind of crowded and a little bit loud with young people blowing off steam. But, all in all not a bad park. When we left Bend, the scenery changed dramatically! We went from rolling hills and farmland (which was very pretty), ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
We enjoyed our short 1 night at the Sleep Inn, clean, great breakfast, friendly staff and manager Janet is the best.....Thanks, it was a pleasure to meet you and talk the same talk about helping others.....We enjoyed the morning chat and could of talked all day with you.I will always recommend your locations but I don't think we can beat your friendliness......Patricia & Bill
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