Travel Blogs from Lakeview
... over to reach the falls had been flung there by the volcanic eruption that created Crater Lake.... over 40 miles away! The water of Crater Lake is an unreal shade of azure....there is still a fair amount of snow on the ground. From there to here, in the south east corner of Oregon. We've travelled over 8,000 miles and are still far from home. Tomorrow we mine for sunstones near Plush Oregon and spend the night there at the mine. The day after ...
... state of the pool!
However when I mentioned Black Dragon Canyon to them, they went blank. The TAT isn't a 100% fixed route and their route didn't include the now famous canyon.
These boys are hard core and have asked me to ride with them for the last two days of the TAT.
I told them I was gay and would be sticking to tarmac now. (Which actually isn't true.) (Well both the gay bit and I have planned my own dirt road section to get me to Port Orford).
We are now really close to the end if we continue with the schedule.
I really need to slow the pace down and see more of what we are going through and to be honest I have seen enough dirt.
Bill and I have decided to go our separate ways from now on or at least until I return after seeing The Queen.
Apart from the extreme difficulty of parting it has been a lovely day.
... but the winds make them strong; winds of wisdom. Crossing the pavement. Miles and lines spreading like wild fire.
A shift happens to me...the shoe tree, an antelope, Canadian geese, long eared rabbits. Clarity.
"I hope this old train breaks down
Then I could take a walk around
And, see what there is to see
And time is just a melody
All the people in the street
Walk as fast as their feet can ...
... we were ready to stop for the night.
As it turns out, the town "Lakeview" is nowhere near a lake! Furthermore, 5000 pipeline workers were arriving this week. There was NO place to stay. We ended up resigned to drive 60 more miles towards Klamath. Fortunately, 11 miles down the road, we noticed a RV place mentioned in our AAA book. Juniper Lake RV ranch is situated on an 8000 acre cattle ranch. ...