Category Archives: The Columbia

01.24.16 Hood River Wanderings

Sunday, 24 January 2016White Salmon, Washington – The Dalles, Oregon Sir Thomas Leaf, Lady Etain, and the Prince headed off this morn to the Dam town of The Dalles for some shopping, chores, and errands. They dropped by Safeway for some basic sundries and began planning out dinner. Mileage: 40 miles [ Home ]   […]

01.21.16 The Hood River Grind

Thursday, 21 January 2016White Salmon, Washington – Hood River, Colorado Another day like another, the adventurer crew headed south to Hood River to visit the Starbucks for some chai n’ wifi and getting the work done. Around lunchtime they took a break for a bite at the McDonalds across the street. After a greasy yet […]

Chronicles 22: Life in the Gorge

Follow Sir Thomas Rhymer Oisin Leaf McGowan, Etain de Danann, and Prince Cian’s life in the picturesque Gorge of Oregon and Washington, along the Columbia River. December 2015 Friday, 11 December 2015: Bearings, Hubs, and Repairs (The Dalles, OR; White Salmon, WA) 17 December 2015: Snowed in White Salmon (White Salmon, Washington) 21 December 2015: […]

The Rise and Fall of a Technogypsie

Life of a Nomad, Our rise and fall From the journal of Sir Thomas Leaf McGowan, 16 August 2016 “Its amazing how many people asked us during a weekend we were vending last month … “So Leaf, where are you living these days – you seem to be everywhere?” to which i replied “We live […]

04.30.16:

Saturday, 30 April 2016Klamath Falls, Oregon Back in Hood River the explorers stopped for lunch at McDonalds and groeries at the Dollar Tree. Article/story coming soon. Please check back soon. Photos available below. Mileage: 0 [ Chronicle 22 Home ]   [ Chronicle 23 ]   [ Chronicle 24 Home ]   [ PREVIOUS DAY […]

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Friday, 29 April 2016Tillicum Beach – Newport – Hood River, Oregon As the explorers headed north along the Oregon Coast, they cut across around Lincoln City towards Salem then up to Portland and on to Hood River. They stopped and admired Multinomah Falls along the way. In the News today, Sir Thomas learned that U.S. […]

04.12.16: Off to Willamette Valley

Tuesday, April 12, 2016Hood River – Salem, Oregon After breaking down camp, they ventured back into Hood River for errands. The adventurers ran by the Washington Federal ATM in Hood River to get some cash for their trip and replenishing their provisions at Safeway. Sir Thomas checked wifi at Safeway while they were there. They […]

04.11.16: On the Road

Monday, April 11, 2016BZ Corner – Hood River – Cascade Locks, Oregon Early to rise, the explorers climbed out of bed hearing hooting/hollering of kayakers underneath the Cliffhanger. With the blankets down off the walls/windows, the sun peers in early. They made oatmeal for breakfast and headed out to the Explorer ready for their journey. […]

04.10.16 Readying for the next adventure

Sunday, 10 April 2016White Salmon, Washington A day on the land, Sir Thomas Leaf, Lady Etain, and the Prince worked on packing up for their journey and readying for the next adventure. The Rogues were in better spirits, albeit Miles becoming very reclusive in his cabin, and distanced from his half-brother Kevin the Rogue, Sir […]

04.09.16: Hood River Library

Saturday, 9 April 2016Hood River, Oregon The adventurers were pretty irritated and upset with the Rogues, so they did their best to avoid them. After making Bacon and eggs with hash browns for breakfast, they piled into the Explorer and headed into town. Down through White Salmon, across the Hood River bridge, and into Hood […]