Sometimes the hardest part of traveling is finding a place to stay.
When planning trips we decide only on a general direction. The challenge then becomes where to stay, how long to stay there and hope there is an available place TO stay. Other criteria, which must also be met, makes finding a place even harder.
You’re sitting in your little fishing boat on a lake. The sky is blue, the water calm, the fish are biting and life is good. Suddenly you notice that the boat has begun to move backward, it’s picking up speed, faster and faster toward the center of the lake. You turn around and can’t believe your eyes! A giant whirlpool is opening up in the middle of the lake! In horror you watch as a huge barge is sucked into the maelstrom and your boat is heading toward the same fate.
What would you do?
There is some debate among park aficionados as to which is the most beautiful, Big Bend National Park or Big Bend Ranch State Park.
Today is the day we put the debate to rest.
What consumes seven yards of dirt a minute, leaving only gravel behind while taking it’s pond with it?
There’s one thing I forget to mention about the Eastern side of Oregon…
Never trust first impressions, you might miss out on a spot like this.
We got lost trying to find this place and ended up driving through fields and questionable towns and all the while, the GPS kept telling us to turn on roads that did not exist…
The saga continues…
Despite the fact that we drove for 11 hours yesterday, we are STILL having trouble sitting still…