Windermere on the Beach
Travel Blogs from Bandon
... Not on the way to anywhere, but not all that inconvenient.
- There are the festivals that bring a constant stream of people to town (the Shakespeare festival is famous, and runs for about 7 months each year, but there are also film festivals, wine festivals, chocolate festivals, and a competition for
new plays ( the winning submission gets ...
... of one of his pendants, a solid teardrop of glass with a flower inside.
It was Fascinating.
Then we went downstairs to Nick s room where he creates and records music, from techno to classical. His goals are to be famous, run his own business and ...
... and discover some very important people are buried here. That's what is special about old cemeteries; they reveal a lot of history of the people who lived here. I find a WWII hero that had a navy ship named in his honor. I find a lot of Civil War veterans including one who was a bugler. I discover the head stone of the Irish born founder of this town- George Bennett. A priest is buried in the Holy Trinity section of the graveyard.
... a day honoring the Civil War Vets that moved to Bandon after the war. Even though this area was not directly involved in the war a lot of history was brought here by those veterans. We spent three months last year traveling the South and parts of the North during the sesquicentennial (150 year) anniversary of the War Between the States. We love learning of our nation's history. Should be an interesting day.
... primary reason- Bandon was the victim of a devastating forest fire three years prior. Most of the homes, businesses, and lumber mills were destroyed. The town never completely recovered. A contributor to the closing of the lighthouse is that an automated light had been placed on the south jetty. No light keepers are required for its operation thus it is much less expensive to operate.
The entrance to the Coquille River is considered to be the second most treacherous ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed