Our next stop heading south was Wilsonville, Oregon, the halfway point between Portland and Salem. Steve was due for his quarterly doctor visit in Tucson, AZ and months ago he had chosen Portland as his getaway airport. It was an uneventful rainy day while he was away, but a very happy day upon his return when he told me his […]
Like the emigrants before us, we continued our northward trajectory and crossed into eastern Oregon. We wanted to stay at Baker, close to the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, but due to a rally event all campgrounds were fully booked. That seems to be happening more and more often these days… So instead, Betsy hauled us up onto Flagstaff […]
From Idaho we crossed into the far northeast corner of Oregon, with our sights set on the towns of Wallowa County – Joseph, Enterprise, Lostine, and Wallowa. When making our reservations in January we wanted to stay in the small town of Joseph, about which we’d heard great things. But apparently, a lot of other folks had heard great things […]
Rain continued to accompany us on our travel days as we headed down to Grants Pass, Oregon.