Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Here are some pictures from our July '06 trip all over the place! We started in Bryce, hit Zion, went up to Huntington Canyon, Utah, on up to Bozeman, MT, over through Idaho, Washington, then down through Oregon...we finished by heading south down through California, then back home. A great trip, saw lots, visited with the kids, and re-connected with my cousin that I hadn't seen in 30 years. Wow. Next time, we will do less driving and more exploring in one place.

Bryce Canyon Lodge

On the hike down to Queen's Garden

Hoo doos

One of the many arches in the canyon

Zion-hiking along the Virgin River...could have gone farther, we forgot water shoes

April's family reunion in the Monty LaSal wilderness, Utah...we crashed the party

Eric holds the golfball throwing trophy

April is winning

Will, 2-1/2, Tyler, 3-1/2

Grandpa takes the boys on an offroad trip

My new friend, Oscar...I almost took him home with me

Us, after our 2hour "adventure" on a 4-wheeler (he drove)

Amber took us on a great hike up to some waterfalls, outside of Bozeman

mom, dad, Amber

Lake C'oeur d'Alene

Camping in Heyburn State Park, south of C'oeur d'Alene

Grand Coulee Dam

Westport, Washington...camped and had dinner here

We drove up the coast of the Olympic Peninsula to Hoh Valley

Foxglove grows wild on the side of the road

Hoh Valley trail

Mount Olympus

We stayed at Shorewood with Val & Dean, view of Rockaway Beach

Val, my cousin, and husband, Dean

Shopping in Cannon Beach

View of Portland from Washington Park with Mt. Hood faintly in the background

Renee invites us to her new home.

Mr. Kitty

Renee and her dog, Bonita...she rescued her from Mexico.

Heceta Lighthouse

Driving down the coast of Oregon

Camped in Charleston, outside Coos Bay...campsite was a 1 minute walk to this beach.

Lots of tidepools and barnacles....

Lighthouse near Coos Bay

Morning walk on the beach

The sand dunes national park near Reedsport, Or.

We did a day hike on Mt. Eddy, near Shasta

Great sunset from the road up Mt. Shasta

We discovered Mt. Lassen National Park-awesome!

Streams by the road through Lassen.