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The Oregon Trail – Views out of the window

What a fantastic and memorable road trip it has been. Along the Oregon Trail, with over 2000 miles spent in the car, travelling through...

Oregon: A tour of Portland by bicycle

After just over a week and over 2000 miles on the road on the Oregon Trail Road Trip, we had reached our destination. Portland,...

The Oregon Trail – Views down the road

I have been writing articles from my Oregon Trail adventure, places we stopped, scenes and places we explored. But the 2,200 mile road trip...

Idaho – A tour within The Old State Penitentiary

Boise, Idaho was the stop for a very interesting and thought provoking place on my Oregon Trail adventure. The Idaho Old State Penitentiary! A...

Idaho: Perrine Bridge and Perrine Coulee Falls

Back again to the magnificent Snake River and literally only minutes away from the wonderful Shoshone Falls. The great looking Perrine Bridge spans the...

A stay at Riverside Hot Springs Inn, Idaho

A remarkable area of Idaho we had entered as we travelled west. An afternoon comprising of Soda Springs Geyser, followed by relaxing in the...

The Reservation of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Fort Hall, Idaho was a stop that became very interesting and enlightening. The Reservation of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. A chance to learn a little...

Portland – Powell’s City of Books

Portland, Oregon is home to Powell's City of books. The largest 'independent' bookstore in the world. Whilst in the city it was of course...

Views along the Columbia River, Oregon

This was when we were coming to the end of the Oregon Trail, and with Portland within striking distance, we had the pleasure of...

Shoshone Falls: The Niagara of the West

South Idaho and overlooking Snake River was the scene for us to stop to look at magnificent beauty. Shoshone Falls or known by some...

The Stormy Beauty over the Midwest Great Plains

By all accounts we were extremely lucky as we travelled along the Oregon Trail in May. Although it was tornado season we managed to...

The Guernsey Wagon Ruts of the Oregon Trail

In Wyoming, not far from Guernsey you can get to see history first hand. The physical impressions from the masses of wagons heading west...

Idaho: The natural heated pools of Lava Hot Springs

Was a perfect end to a day on the road, a warm soak in the natural geothermal pools of Lava Hot Springs, Idaho. Mineral...

Wyoming: Fort Laramie

If there is one point on the Oregon Trail that witnessed the sagas of the times then Fort Laramie, Wyoming would be it. In...

Wyoming: Independence Rock

Heading West through the open countryside of Wyoming, along State Highway 220, you not fail to miss Independence Rock. Such is its unique feature,...

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