Monthly Archives: August 2012

Oregon University Tour

Salem, OR Yesterday we drove about sixty miles south to Eugene, OR to visit the town and the University of Oregon.  The school has an enrollment of over 26,500 undergraduates and almost 4,000 graduate students. Thirteenth Street runs through the … Continue reading

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Bites, Books, and Skiing

Salem, OR On Friday we drove north to Portland to check out “The Bite of Oregon”, a food festival in the park along the Willamette River. The festival has a variety of food vendors and live music.  We sat for … Continue reading

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Hiking in the Columbia Gorge

Salem, OR Today we drove north to the Columbia River Gorge to do some hiking at a couple of the many waterfalls in the gorge.   Our first stop was at Wahkeena Falls.  We hiked up to a bridge crossing … Continue reading

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Downtown Salem, OR

Salem, OR Today we rode into the downtown area of Salem twice.  First, we took the car in to buy some fresh fruit at a farmers market.  Then, after we took the fruit back to the motorhome, we headed back … Continue reading

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Farmers Market and Flowers

Salem, OR We’ve been in Salem for five days but haven’t done much worthy of blog status.  The weekend brought in a heat wave, with temperatures of over a hundred degrees, so we spent a great deal of time in … Continue reading

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Welcome to Oregon

Salem, OR We left the Seattle area this morning for a 225 mile drive south on I-5 to Salem, the capitol of Oregon.  We want to see the Portland area, but there didn’t seem to be many good RV parks … Continue reading

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Last Visit to Seattle – the Chocolate Tour

Seattle, WA On our final visit to downtown Seattle, we visited the Theo Chocolate Factory in the Freemont Neighborhood of Seattle.  Theo Chocolate is a small company that typifies the spirit of Seattle by being an organic and fair trade … Continue reading

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