Oregon Coast = Paradise (Tillamook to Brooking)

The Three Capes OK, so I’m not entirely sure which three capes the Three Capes were but Cape Lookout State Park was beautiful – the sun was out, the water was deep blue and we got to see miles of sweeping waves from great height plus we went for a wonderful walk through coastal rainforest to a…

Oregon Coast = Paradise (Astoria to Tillamook)

Our first glimpse of the Oregon coastline was at Astoria…we were so excited!  And cold! Phew, the breeze of the pacific was a contrast to the baking hot Portland that we had left the evening before! An unfortunate incident The first stop we made was for gas in Astoria as we have learnt to grab gas whenever you…

It’s Been A While

The lack of wifi down the Pacific coast in the US when sleeping in a car and the recovering from a long flight as well as a 700 mile drive down to the south of France all equals to good excuses as to why I’ve not updated you guys on what we’ve been up to,…

Workaway 2: The Ranch

Our second workaway stop in Canada was west of Prince George, BC and was a former fishing resort on Nulki Lake but now owned and lived on by a family who just love the place and keep a collection of meat rabbits, meat chickens, horses, cow and dogs.  The work was very different to Workaway…

The Icefields Parkway

So here is the post about one of the most amazing drives in the world (according to the Rough Guide et al)….  It took me a while to work out how to write this post as I found the famous Icefields Parkway which runs through the Rocky Mountains between Lake Louise and Jasper beautiful but…

The Fraser Canyon

One of our suggested detours included going through the Fraser Canyon which made our journey longer and slower but showed us a completely different landscape, the forests disappeared and stark mountains surrounded us as we followed the Fraser River down to Hope.