Monthly Archives: August 2017

Hanging Around Portland

 Portland, OR We’ve been keeping busy during our nine day stay in Portland.  On Saturday we headed down into the city to visit the famous Portland Farmers’ Market near Portland State University.  The flagship of seven markets operated by the … Continue reading

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Repairs Then on to Portland

Portland, OR We left Florence on Monday morning to return to Coburg, just north of Eugene, for our return reservation at Cummins Northwest.  We stayed the night across I-5 at Premier RV Resort and arrived at the Cummins location just … Continue reading

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Visits to Darlingtonia, Newport, and Heceta Lighthouse

Florence, OR The weather the past few days has been classic Oregon coast with fog, clouds, and cool temperatures.  But that didn’t stop us from getting out and about each day.   One interesting stop was a brief visit to … Continue reading

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Cape Perpetua

Florence, OR Earlier this week we drove 23 miles north on US 101 for a visit to Cape Perpetua, a perfect example of a coastal headland.  A headland is land surrounded by water on three sides characterized by high, breaking … Continue reading

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Florence, Sand, and Hiking with Friends

Florence, OR For the first few days of our visit to the Oregon coast the weather would be foggy in the morning with sunny skies in the afternoon.  So after doing some exploring we would stop and get something to … Continue reading

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Repairs and High Temps in Oregon

Florence, OR We left Long Beach, WA on a clear Monday morning and headed south into Oregon.  Our first obstacle was the Astoria-Megler Bridge, a 4.1 span crossing the Columbia River. We crossed the bridge a few times in the … Continue reading

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