Rugged Country Lodge
Travel Blogs from Pendleton
Man, you talk about two old geezers flying around like Tasmanian devils, that was us, last week, then realized on Saturday, that we had everything done - decommissioned the pool, hot tub, blew out irrigation, etc etc, all the many little details to button up the place for six months.
But here's a royal screw-up. I bought a solar blanket for our Cabo pool and strapped that sucker on the top of the RV with ...
On Saturday I checked out from the KOA campground near Culver in central Oregon and headed west along OR-126 and then OR-22 which eventually would take me to the state capital, Salem. But it turned out that a big state forest campground outside of Detroit (in OR, not Michigan; Detroit, OR, is doing fine, as far as I can see) was full, when I arrived at 1.30 pm. I continued along 22 and reached another campground ...
... country there is very hilly, so he only made about 30. He camped in road turnouts; there is almost no traffic at night in that part of Oregon. We waved to each other the next day, when I passed him about 16 miles from the campground.
Yesterday I decided to cover a larger stretch, and I ended up at a camp 16 miles southeast of Prineville (called 'Prineville Reservoir State ...
... fire as darkness descends. Well, after half an hour a KOA staffer in his golf cart drove by and told me that the state had prohibited campfires because of recent forest fires. Oh, I didn't know that, I said. We agreed that I would just let the fire die out, and that would be it. But apparently he had a change of mind, for later he once again drove by and said he would have to put it out with water. ...
Left Albany OR. Today, travelled up to Portland and turned East on I 84 along the Columbia River Gorge, beautiful scenery, Continued through Pine Forests & travelled parallel to the Columbia river for nearly 150 miles. Stopped for the night in Pendleton ...
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