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Jul 21, 2006 - Over the river and through the woods - YES!
Boy, it feels good to be on the road again! I was thinking about making that song my title for this entry until I found out that I followed the Over the River and Through The Woods Scenic Byway. Then I was on the McKenzie Pass (route 126) and finally on the Journey Through Time Scenic Byway (still route 126). I ended the day at the Clyde Holliday State Park in the midst of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. After setting up - wow, putting the jacks down and using the slide-out - I attended a short program explaining the importance...Jump to full entry
May 17, 2006 - John Day Country
Dayville, Oregon! Center of our visit to the John Day Fossil Beds! We had driven into town on a beautiful hot day (90+ degrees on the 16th of May), finding the Fish House Inn and RV Park, and decided to stay. Fish House was a beautiful little park (six RV sites with full hookups including 50-amp electrical, and two small cabins, and it beckoned. Yes, clouds had been in the sky, but that was no worry. By 5:30pm the storm was full upon us, with darkened sky, thunder, lightening and heavy rain washing over us like a waterfall. My Lord, how we...Jump to full entry
Jul 24, 2005 - The Outback to John Day
This morning we got 10 gallons of gas at Valley Falls. It cost $2.89 a gallon. We decided the owner was greedy when we later filled up in the town of John Day, OR, for $ 2.51 per gallon. We drove north on U.S. 395 passing Abert Rim on our right and the very blue Abert Lake on our left. We passed beautiful scenery of canyons, broad vistas of hayfields with ranches nestled in the valleys, pine forests, alkaline dry lakebeds and desert sagebrush. We think US highway 395 has some of the most beautiful scenery of roads in the U.S. It is...Jump to full entry