Oregon’s Painted Hills

If you find yourself driving in Central Oregon, perhaps between Boise and Bend, make sure you hit the Painted Hills. They are one of three parts (referred to as units) of the John Day Fossil National Monument. You can do the Painted Hills in a half day and it's totally worth the detour. We stayed five days in the area and explored all three units of the park. We preferred the Painted Hills … [Read more...]

Weekly Wanderings #23 – Central Oregon, Redmond

Our wanderings have slowed down a bit. The pace in central Oregon calls for that. We spent our five days in Dayville visiting the Painted Hills and taking leisurely drives through some of the back roads. It rained off and on, conducive for resting, which we did a lot of. I started and finished a book and began another, worked on blog posts for Portugal and generally took it easy. On Monday … [Read more...]

Weekly Wanderings #22 – Central Oregon, Dayville

What a crappy week with a capitol “C.” I feel really bad writing that given the two horrific events that took place in Orlando this week (as well as the terrible shooting in Paris). But it’s the truth. Worst week thus far with the RV. We hit our 6-months on the road anniversary and to celebrate, our big guy (I know vehicles are usually female, but I get a male vibe from ours) decided to … [Read more...]