Tag Archives: the gorge

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: […]

04.04.16 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 […]

04.03.16 Cruising the Gorge

Sunday, 3 April 2016Coulee City, WA – Yakima, WA The crew finished up the archaeological survey and ended the session early last afternoon, and Sir Sam allowed Sir Thomas and family to stay in the A La Cozy field motel another night. The adventurers checked out by noon. On the way home from the field […]

03.02.16: Camping in the Gorge

Wednesday, 2 March 2016Hood River – Cascade Locks, Oregon The explorers camped near Cascade Locks for the night. They did not want to go back to the White Salmon Cliff Hanger as they couldn’t handle another night there. In addition, it was best they stayed on this side of the River since they had some […]

02.02.16: Running around the hood

Tuesday, 2 February 2016BZ Corner, Washington – Hood River, Oregon Full travel tales coming soon …. Unexpected blessings as Amazon deposited sales into the checking account today, providing the explorers with much needed funds, albeit very little, every penny helps. They also sold a sticker on the Pirate Relief website. Unfortunately the 3.50 they charged […]

02.01.16: Headed home, chores in the Gorge

Monday, 1 February 2016Albany – Portland – Hood River, Oregon For breakfast the crew dropped through fast food for a quick bite. As the adventurers drove from Albany, Oregon up towards Portland, they pit stopped for gas in Albany around 5:37 am at the Arco to fill up. Back on the road, around 10 am […]

12.25.15 Christmas with the Thorntons

Friday, 25 December 2015White Salmon, Washington – The Dalles, Oregon The adventurers awoke late around 10:40 needing to head off to the Dalles by 11:00 am. Santa had visited through the night with stockings full hung over the fire (propane heater) and presents galore under the makeshift tree for Prince Cian. Fireman’s Hat, Electronic Rescue […]

12.22.15 Rainbow of Hope

22 December 2015The Dalles, Oregon The adventurers headed out early from the hotel to drive into the Gorge, with weather and temperatures dropping below freezing. They made their way into the Dalles for their WIC appointment to get their issued checks for bread, milk, cheese, cereal, fruit, and vegetables. Luckily the program will be moving […]