Postcards

We love when friends come to town for a visit and have been fortunate that we had so many in our first year. It seems that we never get tired of acting as tour guides showing off our new home base. With so many festivals and outdoor activities in the area, there is never a shortage of things to do o...

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Top Photo: Brokern Top peaking through.

Kayaking Sparks Lake

For several years we wanted to kayak Sparks Lake but arrived in the Bend area in late summer, and by then the lake was too low. Now based in the area we have to opportunity for an earlier start this year. So finally we got to spe...

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In keeping with our "river" theme on this mini road trip, we drove 160 crazy Memorial Day miles to get where the Deschutes River empties into the Columbia River. Once again, the RV gods were good to us as we scored a site backing up to the Deschutes.

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"We went looking for a small campground to ride out the Memorial Day weekend and Red Bridge was just that campground."

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"This is a jewel of a campground that sits on the Snake River as it flows through Hell's Canyon & is one of five campgrounds in that section of the river managed by Idaho Power."

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Quiet little campground tucked away on the North Fork of the Malheur River.

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The above photo was taken at Burro Creek Recreation Area in Arizona.

Since the inception of this site, our Mobile Little Free Library has had a tab on our navigation bar. We enjoyed traveling with our library, setting it up in campgrounds around the country. Because of this, we met a lot of curiou...

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MIA in Bend?

25 Mar 2017

Things have been pretty quiet on this web site lately. So, are we MIA? Well sorta and then, maybe we've been quite busy.

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Above collage (clockwise starting upper left): Green River Campground, Dinosaur National Monument, UT; Scout Mountain Campground, IA; Columbine Campground, CO; Picacho Peak State Park Campground, AZ.

Below collage (clockwise starting upper left): Tillicum Beach Campground, OR; Union Creek Campgrou...

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Top photo: Old Mill District on the Deschutes River.

"Home again... Chilling in Bend. Of all the places we've been, it always feels like coming home when we pull into Bend!"

Update: This post was first published on August 15th when arrived in Bend for our summer visit. We returned on November 1st for the winter.

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"A short drive from our last campground is this state park that's located south of Reedsport that we wanted to checkout. It tucked in the woods on Eel Lake and Eel Creek."

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We fired up the coach and hit the road, but before we made it to highway 101, we decided that we wanted to visit a park we enjoyed last year. So north we went and here we are.

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