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 …
Bend Oregon. My time here has been really nice... I'm writing some of this entry on Wednesday which is my second day here. I've spent some time walking and exploring around
town. From my little cottage I can walk to the downtown area in just a few blocks, crossing over the Deschutes River. I like the downtown area, and it reminds me of Eugene, Bellingham, and Flagstaff. It's a downtown mainly meant to be strolled through and enjoyed. Lots of shops, Thai ...
... than hippies care to admit.
20. A pair of Carhartts, a puffy jacket, a fleece, boots and a pair of sandals are all I should have brought because that's all I've worn.
21. I want to through hike the PCT... soon.
22. Always use your rainfly.
23. Go to bed and zip up your tent wearing more clothes than you think necessary to stay warm, because once you're cold you will lay there for two hours deciding wether or not it is worth it ...
... 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 ...
... is working so far.
If we had them in the UK people would die at them out of politeness. "After you" "no please, after you" " but you were here first so surely you should go first?" "But you are old and polite, so please you go first" this could go on for years until someone died of old age.
Despite me moaning about the service in restaurants being actually too good, I have spent a few evenings just watching the logistics of how a busy ...
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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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