Sunset Motel Hood River
Travel Blogs from Hood River
... meeting the kids in the family we lived with…we aren’t doing this year.
I worried about going back to our family in Guatemala because what if we hated each other this time around? That would break my heart. It's fruitless to try to recreate a good time. Shattering. I am 43 years old and I know this from experience: my second summer at Girl Scout Camp was a debacle; and that boyfriend from grad ...
... river when a giant landslide fell. This angered the Gods, who destroyed the natural bridge so that the boy and the girl could no longer see each other. Or so the story goes.
Once on the Washington side, we passed two small towns before getting into the forest. A war ensued between the GPS and the phone yet again, with the phone taking us right up to the gravel parking lot, 6 miles after the GPS unit had given up. If Ramona falls was obscure, the trailhead for it ...
... Understanding that the females would die a natural death after spawning makes this process more tolerable. They are brought to a specially made table to be bled. Blood causes eggs to be contaminated with bacteria so water is sprayed on them to keep them as blood free as possible. Then a special tool is used to open the egg skein, or sac. Two people handle each female as the eggs tumble down into a strainer. The goal is to capture only the eggs. The ...
... Highway 30 follow the river from Boardman to the sea – nearly 200 miles. Our route took us on the most scenic part – from The Dalles (is this pronounced Dallas?) to Troutman before we turned north over the river into Washington.
When we first arrived we stayed at Memaloose State Park – a pretty park and some of the campsites have awesome views (not ours). There was no access to the rivers edge, but overall it was ...
... beefed up anyway, since we've
been drinking the Oak Grove ecol i water out of our faucets for
months now. I'm up to date on my shots, especially because the travel
doctor accidentally gave me an extra Hepatitis shot. Also, yesterday
I added wrong, and overpaid the tour company by $100 so we've got a
little cushion going in. We've already given them a big tip so I bet
they'll like us. Planning Tip: Measure
twice. Cut once.