Yachats and the Central Oregon Coast

The next stop on our drive up the Oregon coast was Yachats. Actually a few miles south of Yachats at the Sea Perch RV Park.  The central coast is known for its rough shorelines, quaint sea towns, coastal drives and walks, and supposed whale watching.  The first few of these we were pretty sure we would … Continue reading Yachats and the Central Oregon Coast

Sea Lions and Shorelines: The Southern Oregon Coast Part 3

The last couple of days here the weather had been much more as we had pictured the Oregon coast; fog, sea breeze and salt mist.  Not the best weather for sweeping landscape and shoreline vistas, but great weather for exploring, eating more seafood and hanging with friends. The RV Rally we were at was in … Continue reading Sea Lions and Shorelines: The Southern Oregon Coast Part 3

Beaches, Lighthouses and Seafood: The Southern Oregon Coast Part 2

Wow, there is so much to see along the Oregon coast.  The state of Oregon has kept the entire coastline public.  No one can own any of it and if you have a business near it, you cannot restrict access.  The result is pristine natural coastlines.  Knowing Jennifer, she wanted to see it all, but … Continue reading Beaches, Lighthouses and Seafood: The Southern Oregon Coast Part 2

Beaches, Lighthouses and Dunes: The Southern Oregon Coast Part 1

We arrived at North Bend, Oregon a day earlier than we originally planned.  We have spent about a week here exploring up and down the Oregon coast and doing our best to view some of what it has to offer.  The temperatures were a very comfortable high 60s in the day and perfect sleeping temps … Continue reading Beaches, Lighthouses and Dunes: The Southern Oregon Coast Part 1

Sabino Canyon- A Tucson Gem

The Santa Catalina Mountains on the north edge of Tucson provide the beauty and depth of perspective that frames the city.  They are both rugged and serene, lush and barren, and host to 5 separate ecosystem.  They are also host to magnificent canyons.  The most spectacular and popular of these is Sabino Canyon.  A gem of … Continue reading Sabino Canyon- A Tucson Gem

Back on the Trail – Finally

These last two months of moving in and getting settled in our house has wrecked havoc on our leisure activities.  Golfing, hiking, exploring and date nights were shelved for unpacking, sorting, hanging pictures, construction and installs.   Feeling completely exasperated with the sense of being held prisoner in our own home, we made a breakout escape … Continue reading Back on the Trail – Finally