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... and the biggest of its species ever recorded at 162 feet tall and 8.6 feet in diameter. It's approximately 500 years old. We gazed up at it for a bit with respect and then headed back.
It felt particularly cold this evening so after cooking our dinner we sat and ate it in the car. Literally wearing everything we have we then made our way into the tent to curl up for the ...
... and a proper "head down **** up" seating position and it would appear to be a recipe for disaster? Not at all. What this did is prove to me that my ability outweighs my confidence at times and that by following all the rules about maintaining a steady power, watching where the road goes and not "messing wid da bars" I can not only complete a set of bends with no space to straighten up in between... but I can really enjoy it too.
With the morning at the museum out of the way we went to play.
Prineville stands at the head of Highway 27, The Crooked River Highway. This road runs along a plateau in the mountain range with the river right next to the road for most of the way.
Each set of bends has an advisory speed limit marked, often these were as low as 20mph,
We took off!
Wow! That road was amazing, Glencoe is swoopy and sweepy with very few tight ...
... a telescope unfortunately) but this gives some idea of how rural it is here. The only places in the UK it is likely that these kind of pictures can be taken are national parks like the North York Moors, in the Highlands of Scotland or Dumfries and Galloway's Dark Skies Reserve.
If you have never seen the sky full of stars like this then make the effort to get out there on one of the few moonless, clear nights we have in the UK and be amazed.
... to get propane. We found the camp store that was near the Paulina Lake campground. They were all out of propane, but the other store on the other side of the park had some in stock. We were in luck. We drove to the other store and bought propane, a fishing net, and some new lures. We had everything we needed to fish. We drove back to the campground, but made a pit stop at the Obsidian Flow. It was massive, and unique. We walked up a little ways on the trail and climbed a few stairs ...