Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - Roy learned that parts of Jurassic Park 2 were filmed in Fern Canyon, an area south of here so off we went in that direction on Sunday afternoon. We entered the park and then drove down a six mile gravel, bumpy, winding, dusty road to a big parking lot from… Continue reading 09.08.15 Gold Bluffs Beach and Fern Canyon in California
Monday, September 7, 2015 - After working a couple of hours Saturday morning we drove up the California coast and enjoyed stopping at several places to roam through the redwoods and gawk at the ocean. We went into the ocean to got our feetsies wet and looked down on the ocean from many heights along… Continue reading 09.07.15 Happy Labor Day Weekend from the Chauvins in California!!
Saturday, September 5, 2015 - I have to say this upfront. If it wasn't for missing Madisyn and Chip I would stay in California. There is just too much beauty to ever want to willingly leave this place!! If there was someway to convert what our eyes are seeing immediately to a blog post I'd… Continue reading 09.05.15 – Say HELLO to the Pacific Ocean!!
Friday, September 4, 2015 - Our drive on Thursday brought us through a beautiful section of Redwoods in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. it is a state park in California dedicated to preserving old-growth redwoods along the Smith River. It is located along U.S. Route 199 approximately 9 miles east of Crescent City. Dora, Boots,… Continue reading 09.04.15 The Redwoods – Woo hooooo!
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - One evening while we were still at Crescent Meadows in La Pine, Oregon we attended a Retirement BBQ for the owners/managers who were retiring. We met a really nice couple, Ray and Vivian, and visited with them, learning a lot about places to see in California and RV life. We… Continue reading 09.03.15 From Oregon to California!
Friday, August 28, 2015 - La Pine State Park, located next to the Deschutes River, is a beautiful place near our RV park. After resting all day yesterday I woke feeling my lungs had recovered enough for us to take a trip to see this State Park. the air quality must be really bad today… Continue reading 08.29.15 La Pine State Park in La Pine, Oregon
On Wednesday we made it to Lava River Cave, which is a mile-long lava tube. It takes approximately 1.5 hours to tour the entire cave. Initial access descends 55 stairs to a combination of flat boardwalk, uneven surfaces and stairways. Average temperature in the Cave is 42 degrees. The sign above probably should have stopped… Continue reading 08.28.15 Lava River Cave in Bend, Oregon – oh what a day!
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - Monday after we toured The High Desert Museum we drove nearby to Lava Land, toured the visitor's center then boarded the Shuttle for a trip to the top of Lava Butte. A Butte is described as an isolated hill with steep sides and a flat top (similar to but narrower… Continue reading 08.26.15 Lava Land in Bend, Oregon
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - We set out this morning headed for Lava Land but ended up stopping at The High Desert Museum first. I'd read rave reviews of this museum on Trip Advisor but didn't realize it was on our way! It is another location within the Deschutes National Forest in Oregon. It is… Continue reading 08.25.15 The High Desert Museum in Bend, Oregon
Friday, August 21, 2015 - The Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint, in Terrebonne,Oregon is the amazing sight we zooomed by while driving down the Oregon highway! It is a state park on the Crooked River along U S Highway 97. Thank goodness there was a place to pull over just past it and a… Continue reading 08.21.15 Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint – A Must See!