Adventures of Brian and Dee

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The Long, Winding Road Home

We extended our stay in Tillicum Beach by 5 days which meant we had to shuffle our schedule for the remainder of the trip in order to get back on time. This also meant changing our route back. We had planned to come back through Idaho, then Utah and then through northern Arizona. We decided Continue Reading

Look For It

Lost Hills RV and Camping Resort in guess where? Lost Hills, CA, is basically a parking lot for trailers. Instead of blacktop or pavement, the vehicles sit on hard-packed dirt. Each site has a tree, picnic table with water and electric hookups. Nonetheless, it’s still a dusty parking lot. So why look for beauty here? Continue Reading

Nobody Told Me There Was a Train

Brian found this small campground tucked away off I-5 just past Donmuir, CA called Sims Flats in the Shasta Trinity National Forest. The Sacramento river courses alongside the campground. We found a cozy little nook and set up our minicamp. Minicamp means we only unpack the tent, air mattress and cooler. Everything else stays in Continue Reading

Exploring the Area and Meeting Neighbors

We found two nice beach towns near us during our visit to Tillicum Beach, Oregon–Waldport and Yachats (pronounced YA HOTS). We explored Waldport and found it had a large grocery store so we could re-stock our supplies for the rest of the trip. We actually brought enough staples like rice and beans, and canned goods Continue Reading

Right to the Peak

Driving down I-5 through the Cascade mountains was a bit — no make that a lot — harrowing. The road is two lanes each way but narrow lanes with not much room to spare either next to the mountain or down the cliff. The highest point on I-5 is over 4000 feet as we circled Continue Reading