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... to Bend was easy, and I was happy to see that my miles per gallon went back up to about 30, as I had been trying different setups with the kayak on top of my car, and I was trying to reduce the wind drag. I had an incredible drive up to where I am now, where I'm writing this from, through snow very deep and everywhere! Even passed a semi-frozen lake. It seemed like it was maybe three to five feet deep at places, but of course the Cascades ...
... distance as well.
We had a nice, and even romantic ;-) dinner out on the deck, right next to the crisp, clear Deschutes River. Oregon is famous for their fine tasting Pinot Noir, and we enjoyed sharing a bottle as we ate and soaked up the setting and experience.
Now today, we will be heading towards Hell's Canyon, which we've been told by the locals is some sight to see.
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Today we had our business meeting after breakfast. Most of the afternoon was taken up with laundry and packing up to leave. We had an excellent meal for the banquet in the evening followed by loading up the bikes. Tomorrow morning we will leave Bend.
Route: Fort Klamath, OR to Tumalo State Park, Bend, OR--126 miles
Campground: Tumalo State Park, Bend, OR
We let Torston play a little with the camera and then one of the campground's canoes while we worked on a few things in the RV. It was fun watching him try to get the canoe, heavier than he is, unstuck from the sandbar right behind our RV. Of course, the icy cold water on his feet didn’t help ...
... voted on seeing that little American tourist gem. The tree was 2400 years old and a beauty. Unfortunately for the old tree, someone had carved a giant hole through the centre of it so silly tourists like us could drive through it. Our rental car is a little on the large side and with me not opting for the damage waiver insurance, I thought it best we not scratch the sides attempting to pass through it. But we did get some fun photos. 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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