From the Road & More

Besides the good wines we sampled in the tasting room, we enjoyed watching the sheep, geese, chickens wandering around the grounds.

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Landed once again at Allied Recreation Group in Coberg for warranty work. When we got to the "wet" side of Oregon, we discovered that we had a leak in the slide.

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Top Photo: The Sixies River meets the Pacific Ocean.

Landed in Cape Blanco State Park, the most western point on the Oregon coast. We paid for two nights, but imagine our stay may be a tad longer.

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Top Photo: Rainy day walk on the beach near the South Jetty.

"Second stop on the Oregon coast at South Jetty Thousand Trails near Florence. Lots to do & see in the area! Note the vintage RV a couple of sites over tucked in the trees."

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Stopover at Whalers Rest. Enjoying the Oregon coast as we work our way south.

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It's fun to have visitors from out of town. While we were in Bend, Diana's brother Al, Robt's son, and daughter Travis & Sarah came to town for a visit. Also, friends Mirela, Julia (not pictured), Ann and Craig.

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Top Photo: Diana playing on stage at the Les Schwab Amphitheater.

It looks like this will be home until at least September 11th, if not longer.

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⚠️ Update 2022 —
This area has changed since our original post in September 2014, particularly the section nearest Bend. Unfortunately, the homeless in old dilapidated RVs now have illegal encampments in the China Hat road area. Lots of trash and possibly a more significant risk of crime. We don't recommend dispersed camping here, and beware of your surroundings when hiking. It's a shame how they are trashing an area that was quite scenic.


Early Thursday afternoon on September 5, 2014, we decided to hop into the car and do a little auto touring to see what we could find. We planned to take China Hat Road, from Bend, into Deschutes National Forest's eastern side.

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Pics in collage (clockwise): Deschutes Brewery & Public House, Sisters Fresh Hop Fest, Rat Hole Brewing, Crux Fermentation Project, Silver Moon Brewing.

With 18 brewers and brewpubs in Bend, you never have to go far to find a good brew.

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Top Photo: Stalker on his favorite spot on the dash, wondering what happened to Diana.

"A wonderful option for those who live in an RV while a family member is at St. Charles Medical Center."

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Top Photo: Deschutes River trail in Bend.

Enjoying a week in Bend at Crown Villa RV Resort! Very nice! After the week is up, we head back to Thousand Trails near Sunriver.

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Top Photo: Enjoying the sunset at an RV repair facility.

We made it to the Allied Recreation Group Factory Service Center. Time for some warranty work.

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Top Photo: It was Rooster Crow Weekend. Apparently, a big deal around here.

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Nehalem Bay State Park – Planned on driving a tad more today, but Hwy 101 with a combination of heavy traffic, rain, and fog made us change our mind. There's a bunch of yurts across from us. — Nehalem Bay State Park.

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Top Photo: Deschutes River in La Pine State Park

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