Travel Blogs from Bend
... to your gift of life.
We ask your mother, Mary and our mothers, Alice and Bobbie, to watch over us, guide us and push us forward on this pilgrimage.
We ask all our heavenly brothers and sisters, especially Paul, Jim and Doug, to smile upon us and laugh with us through the challenges and joys on our walk.
Heavenly Creator, we are filled with excitement and anticipation for our journey. Lead us on the path to you. ...
... Pioneer Park area. The mill was operated by water
A small community developed around the area, and in 1904, a city was
incorporated by a general vote of the community's 300 residents. On
January 4, 1905, the city held ...
... there is a large swath of dried lava that makes up the landscape of this forest. Interestingly, as the lava flowed, there were gigantic trees that the lava came up against, and in the process of destroying them, the lava cooled around the tree trunks leaving “casts” of the ancient forest that preceded it. We took about a mile hike and explored the casts, while also discussing the fact that “life finds a way,” and plants ...
... grabbed food at the store, breakfast burritos and the kids had hot pockets. We headed to the trailhead. Cleetwood Cove trail is a 1.1 mile hike that descends over 700 feet. It was a good challenge for me as I don't like heights and it was fairly narrow and steep in places. (Note this proved that I will never be hiking the Grand Canyon, as much as I would love to see the bottom, it is not going to happen) The views ...
... not in town. Population density is 0 persons per square mile! U.S. 395 hangs a left in Riley and heads south. I missed the "Welcome To Riley" sign. As a matter of fact I wouldn't have known that we had passed it except Jil had her "smart phone" maps application up and running.
The white puffy clouds are becoming more numerous and getting more gray in color. Looks like we may be in for some rain. The temperature is also dropping like a rock. As we drive we ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSleep Inn Bend
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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