Odometer: approx. 56,550 Time: 08:30 We drive out of town westwards and eventually get to HWY 101 north. We once more drive through countryside Washington, with lots of small villages and grassland in between. A lot of trucks loaded with
Odometer: 56,398 Time: 09:30 After some phone calls to Switzerland we leave the hotel late. We head south east towards Mount Rainier. It is visible from far already and the road leading there is seamed with forests to both sides.
Odometer: 56,040 Time: 08:30 After a real Sunday breakfast with lots of Belgium waffles, we leave Portland area towards north. As the weather is overcast we skip the trip to the waterfall and the gorge along the Columbia River and
Odometer: 55,675 Time: 07:00 We are starting off on HWY 84 towards North Powder. There we take Scenic Byway 73 to Elkhorn Summit, a ski- and winter vacation resort up on over 7,000 feet. It is still cold (about 54
Odometer: 55,350 Time: 09:00 As yesterday we did not get to the Birds of Prey Park, we head there first thing in the morning. At the Visitor Center they have some cages where they have “birds in need of help”.
Odometer: 55,300 Time: 10:00 Today is our Jeeps day: First we need to get a crack in the windshield fixed and then it gets its 60,000 miles tune-up as well as a new battery and new brake pads. We pull
Odometer: 54,790 Time: 09:00 One more day in Yellowstone! We drive sixty something miles to the East Entrance of the park. This is the area where they had big fires 5 years ago, so this whole section is new to