Category Archives: Accommodations

Coasting

Some people go to the beach, some people go to the shore, some people go to the seaside, we, in Oregon, go to the coast and that is exactly what the four of us did on Wednesday morning.  We threw … Continue reading

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Really?

I haven’t written a really good plumbing post for quite a while . . . and this isn’t going to be it. But really, who thought this was a good idea?

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Moving Day

Yesterday, Wednesday, June 19th, we struck our tents at Edgefield and headed off for new adventures.  Our driver has been doing brilliantly on this trip and the fact that he made a wrong turn as we left the Edgefield driveway … Continue reading

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Roll On, Columbia or Into the Gorge

Another fabulous day and a half! Departure from Kingston yesterday about 11 a.m. and shooting down I-5 had us arriving at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale, Oregon around 3:30 p.m.  We checked into our king suites* (H and J in the … Continue reading

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Pacific NW Road Trip

The only thing that’s better than having a great trip in foreign lands is having a great trip at home. Saturday, June 15, Michael and I drove up to Seattle to pick up two very good friends who were arriving … Continue reading

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Up the Road to Dingle

Friday, May 31: Another day of moving base but managing to fit in a couple of nice walks, as well. The day brought with it a blanket of clouds pulled firmly down over the tops of the mountains. Even some … Continue reading

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We’re Walkin’, Yes, Indeed

We’re talkin’, you and me/We’re hopin’ this trip won’t do us in.* Saturday, May 25th, was a quick (2.5 hour) train ride to Cork and then a taxi to our hotel at Littleisland.  First thing our cab driver asked us … Continue reading

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Dublin Doings

Okay, our first full day in Dublin was very full indeed. We began our day with a modest breakfast in our luxury apartment (tea and toast or cold cereal . . . what a comedown from the full Ulster fry … Continue reading

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Down to Dublin

As we reflected on our two full days spent on the Antrim Coast, we realized we didn’t cover very much territory but we sure saw a lot. I’ve always said that, in Europe, you can spit out your back door … Continue reading

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Ireland and Irelands

  It would seem that we are having too much fun for me to keep up with my blogging! Guess that isn’t a terrible state of affairs. Megan and Colin arrived on Saturday, May 18, afternoon.  Their plane was delayed … Continue reading

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