Category Archives: Oregon

Portland, Washington

Saturday, July 28, 2018 On this our last day of the road trip, we didn’t wander far from downtown Portland. We heard from an Uber driver yesterday about Portland Saturday Market not far from our hotel, near the waterfront. The name of … Continue reading

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Columbia River Gorge

Friday, July 27, 2018 We originally planned to drive to southern Oregon today, to visit Crater Lake National Park. However, recent wildfires in the area made that option undesirable. Although the park remains open, the Park Service is recommending that … Continue reading

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Columbia River Gorge

Thursday, July 26, 2018 We left Olympia this morning and headed to Vancouver, Washington, to visit the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, from which we had a good view of Mount Hood. Established in 1824, the British Fort Vancouver was a … Continue reading

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