Rain Forest Resort, WA, to Mt Rainier NP, OR

Rain Forest Resort to Sunshine Point Campground, Mt. Rainier NP, OR Wednesday, September 27, 2006 … 160 Camper Miles – Total 8,669 Clear, sunny and warm, mid 80s We were running short of socially acceptable clothing so we started our day by doing a couple of loads of wash. While the machines were doing their … Read more

Ohanapecosh Cmpg, WA, to Lake Oswego, OR

Ohanapecosh Campground to Seaquest SP, Silver Lake, OR Saturday, September 30, 2006 … 103 Camper Miles – Total 8,806 High 40s, rising to mid-60s, clear and sunny Today we headed down to see the devastation from the explosion of Mt. St. Helens. We’re weren’t sure what to expect since it’s been quite a few years … Read more

Lake Oswego to Prospect, OR

Lake Oswego to Beverly Beach SP, Depoe Bay, OR Wednesday, October 4, 2006 … 115 Camper Miles – Total 8,921 Overcast, low 60s, light showers, cleared toward evening On our way again! We did some shopping in Lake Oswego before heading for the Oregon Coast. It’s the northwest and we notice drive-through espresso and coffee … Read more

Prospect, OR

Prospect RV Park Saturday, October 7, 2006 … 0 Camper Miles – Total 9,249 30 deg am, sunny and clear, low 60s Ahhh, back to mountain elevations and cooler temperatures. The chilly temperatures in the camper this morning got our attention, so we dragged out some warmer clothing from the car. We decided on breakfast … Read more

Prospect, OR, to Crescent City, CA

Prospect RV Park to Crescent City RV Park, Crescent City, CA Monday, October 9, 2006 … 145 Camper Miles – Total 9,394 Sunny & clear, warmer than yesterday Next stop is a visit to the coastal redwoods in the very northwest corner of California. We showered and left the campground about 9:30, heading southwest for … Read more

Yosemite NP, to Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP, CA

Camp Lotus to Lower Pines CG, Yosemite NP, CA Thursday, October 12, 2006 … 168 Camper Miles – Total 9,988 Clear & sunny, 40 deg morning, low 70s pm We were up before 7:00 and on the road by 7:45. This area is full of picturesque, small, historic towns. One of them, Coloma, is where … Read more

Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP to Alta Loma, CA

Grant’s Grove CG Sunday October 15, 2006 … 0 Camper Miles – Total 10,170 Hazy, high 30s am, clear & sunny, mid 60s pm We decided to begin exploring this park by driving the Generals Highway to the Sequoia part of the park. It was clear and sunny on the ridge road, but there were … Read more

Alta Loma, CA, to Deming NM via Joshua Tree NP

Alta Loma to Joshua Tree NP, CA Thursday, October 19, 2006 … 135 Camper Miles – Total 10,581 Clear & sunny, mid 80s, lighter winds We said our goodbyes and saw Mary Ellen and John off to work. Happily, retirement is on the near horizon for them. They are looking forward to it!  We showered, … Read more

Deming, NM, to Guadalupe Mountains NP, TX

Deming to Guadalupe Mountains NP, TX Monday, October 23, 2006 … 221 Camper Miles – Total 11,471 Bright sunshine, again, low 80s Bill found his cappuccino at a local convenience store and WiFi in the Best Western parking lot. Then we packed up and left about 10:00. We had planned to head for Big Bend … Read more

Lamesa, TX, to Estero, FL

Lamesa to Dallas, TX Wednesday, October 25, 2006 … 333 Camper Miles – Total 12,077 Overcast, low 70s, no rain but threatened Back on US-180, there were cotton fields for as far as you could see. Then, suddenly, the land became too rolling to irrigate and we were into cattle country. But the highway didn’t … Read more