07.01.17

Waterfalls (x2)

Posted in Elizabeth, Family, Friends, Joe, Vacation at 12:00 pm by elagreca

After leaving the fish hatchery, we hoped over (under) the freeway and kicked off this little hike.

…”Don’t go chasing waterfalls”…. 🎶 (But really, you should)

It started off pretty easy and then got harder and hotter. There was a point (I think this always happens in a hike, when it’s blazing hot and you are sweating, and dealing with kid questions/whining), when I ask myself if it’s worth it to keep going. Usually, I will ask someone on the way down…..and if they give the thumbs up 👍🏻 then I know it’s a good idea to keep moving/climbing.

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Driving (& Stopping) Thru Oregon

Posted in Family, Friends, Vacation at 10:30 am by elagreca

Ok, let’s try this again. The post I started and lost — I hate when that happens.

After heading north out of Crater Lake (and nearly pooping our pants with fear – unpaved, narrow road – on the side of a cliff), we headed towards another Lava site,  Lava River Caves.

The caves were busy and we weren’t allowed to go in because we had been in Lava Beds caves – and they are worried about a disease spreading to the bats.

So we explored the Lava walking hike after the ranger talk.

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