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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: […]

04.18.16: Back to the Gorge and Willamette

Monday, 18 April 2016Hood River, Portland, Eugene, Oregon A successful “Feast of Fools” the merchant explorers had. As they drove back to the Gorge they dropped by Hood River early in the morning to fuel up at the Riverfront Valero, grab breakfast at McDonalds, and ship off an order at the Postal Annex. After checking […]

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. […]

04.09.16: 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 […]

04.07.16: Errands in the Hood

Thursday, 7 April 2016White Salmon, WA – Hood River, Oregon Another morning of pulling studs from the tires, Sir Thomas Leaf was up bright and early before the Prince and his bride Lady Etain. When the Prince awoke he was curious where daddy was and headed up the footpath from the Cliff Hanger to go […]

04.04.16 Columbia River North

Monday, 4 April 2016The Dalles – Hood River, Oregon; White Salmon, Washington The adventurers were up rather early and awoke from their campsite. They got back on the road and headed home to the Gorge. As they crossed the bridge at Maryhill and was headed to the Dalles, with Lady Etain driving, somehow a policeman […]

03.07.16: Northern Exposure

Monday 7 March 2016White Salmon, WA – Hood River, Oregon – Maryhill, WA Early to rise, the adventurers were off on the start of their “Northern Exposure” wanderings to explore the history, archaeology, wilderness, and volcanic legacy in the North. They were fed up with their living situation and agreed to take a epic tour […]