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Daycation at the Oregon Coast

Yesterday we jumped in the car and headed west. We’d been every other direction away from Portland but hadn’t yet gone west to see the ocean. We planned on fixing that and made our way to Seaside, Oregon. Seaside is … Continue reading

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Portland Life

We apologize to anyone who might be wondering if we are still alive out here in America. We hit Portland six weeks ago and then… radio silence. I can report we are doing well and all settled in our new … Continue reading

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Newsflash: We now live in Portland!

This year we traveled for four months and then we found Portland — a place we liked right away and want to settle into and make our new home. When we left San Francisco at the end of June we … Continue reading

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Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

After some lousy viewing of Mt. Rainier, things didn’t improve in the next couple days when we headed to Mount St. Helens. Unfortunately, the rainy weather and heavy fog didn’t allow us to see much of the mountain or National … Continue reading

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Mt. Rainier National Park

Mt. Rainier National Park, established in 1899 as America’s fifth National Park, is in Washington state. We drove into the park two days in a row hoping to get a view of Mt. Rainier but we never managed to actually … Continue reading

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Talking with Other Travelers About Traveling

Our first expedition into Washington was a beeline straight up to Seattle from Portland. We went there to meet a couple, know online as “Married with Luggage“, who have been traveling the world for the past two years. We’d never … Continue reading

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Not your typical travel trailer …

This little home just pulled in next to us at the RV campground. The couple staying in it have a pick-up truck to tow it and drop it into place. I’ve seen countless travel trailers, but this one is the … Continue reading

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Oh, Oregon!

We spent five nights in the state of Oregon before continuing north into Washington. I’ve got lots to share about Washington but want to report what we did in Oregon before getting too far ahead of myself. We came in … Continue reading

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