Posted in January 2013

Crater Lake to The Redwoods

Crater Lake to The Redwoods

Westward Wanderlust Day 14 Crater Lake, OR July 23rd, 2012 Snow is a surprising sight at 7:00am in July. Last night we parked along the east rim of Crater Lake, near Llao Rock. We woke facing a rather rocky snow-covered terrain and the snow-capped Grouse Hill in the distance. As we enjoyed our coffee, we … Continue reading

Portland to Crater Lake

Portland to Crater Lake

Westward Wanderlust Day 13 Portland, OR July 22th, 2012 I awoke feeling like I had not slept.  Last night’s experience can be summed up with the following phrases: “Where the hell is the highway?” and “You have GOT to be kidding me!”  I shall explain. After our delicious meal at Hopworks Urban Brewery, we debated … Continue reading

Mount Rainier to Mount St. Helens

Mount Rainier to Mount St. Helens

Westward Wanderlust Day 12 Mount Rainier National Park, WA July 21st, 2012   The morning was saturated with the rich scent of burnt wood, remnants of the cedar logs that had smoldered late into the night.  The cozy fireplace had made the atmosphere in Oak Cabin complete.  We probably stayed up later than we needed … Continue reading