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Portland

26 & 27 June 2019 Portland, named after the city of the same name in Maine, is the largest city in Oregon. It has several nicknames, Rip City, Stumptown, Bridgetown, and the City of Roses. We visited 20 years ago … Continue reading

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Smith Rock State Park

26 June 2019 Travelling from Bend to Portland, today was planned to be all about Mount Hood.  Nature had other plans.  Mount Hood was cold, rainy, and no place we wanted to hike when we had the chance.  Luckily we … Continue reading

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Cascades Lakes Region

25 June 2019 Lava Lake The town of Bend is only 30 miles north of La Pine, where we stayed for the night.  We’re not here to take the direct route, so instead we took two and half hours on … Continue reading

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