Travel Blogs from Eugene
On our way to Eugene to see our son and Lysse...we are excited. We only have about 50 miles to cover today and I expect the road from Florence to Eugene to be pretty level. Given the easy day, Jean and I are off to check out the Old Town area of Florence. (On this trip, I have discovered Old Town across this entire great nation we live in means... …
Got out of the city on time this morning (10am), and heading SW towards Oregon. Never thought that Washington was so flat. It reminded me of driving through the Cypress Hills in Saskatchewan except that there is more wild sage growing all over and the scenery is more "bad land"ish. Didn't really see any mountains till late this afternoon.
Todays Author - Jeff
270 miles on the 1st day was probably always ambitious target Add to that 106 degree heat, a later than planned start, 106 degree heat, flaky Satnav, 106 degree heat, Cheap supermarket bike communications and did i mention how hot it was. It was well after 11 when we finally made it on the I5 with Rogers Satnav not …
... that runs through the centre of town. We also drove through the casino road which is a home-made version of Vegas. They also have a "no drinking in the street" law that pretty much characterises Vegas.
Then there was the long haul back into California and north into Oregon (not O'Regan, as Angus keeps saying).
Then we came into Eugene OR. A lot bigger than either of us thought (and a ...
... a bike ride to check it out.
Thursday, 29 August
It was overcast this morning, the rain must have followed us here. We had a couple of showers throughout the day. Greg and I went to Walmart to get a shower part. We ended up coming home with some cheap shorts for Greg and shirts for the girls but no shower part. Greg will swap shower head with outside one. ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed