Near Hornbrook, CA: We left Eugene at 10a
and pointed our caravan south on I-5. Three couples; two motorhomes. We all
stopped at the Seven
Feathers Casino/Truck Stop/Casino/RV Park/Casino/Spa/Casino and refueled.
After filling our tanks and emptying our wallets, we pulled the motorhomes up to
a large parking area behind/above the casino truck stop and had a gourmet lunch
of leftover chili from yesterday's tailgate. Living large!
We didn't stop again until arriving at our reserved RV park.
Blue Heron is not an easy stop-over site. It is six miles off I-5 on a
decidedly rough and winding road. Once reaching the resort, a patron is
charged $65 smackers and there is no cell service.
But no one cared (especially since we have our own satellite wifi network).
This lovely campground is on the Klamath River. Beautiful scenery. Drift
boats floating by. Fish jumping. Ospreys hunting. Deer meandering. Horses
and dogs wandering through our campsite. (Oh, my goodness, Leo would love
After settling in, we gathered chairs down by the river and watched the
world go by... well, everyone but Kathy. She saw crayfish in the river and
decided to catch a few with kitchen string and a piece of sliced turkey deli
Unfortunately, the crustaceans were not biting.
cashews as our appetizer this evening.
We did not starve. DT and I were in charge of tonight's meal. We had three fat
ribeyes (to split), did a dry rub with cocoa nibs and peppercorns and I also
Potato Salad with Arugula.
I just love camping
I think the meal was well-received... or I didn't cook enough food for six
people. No leftovers.
Captain Jim and Mary contributed dessert - they brought us a plate of
assorted of sweets yesterday - which turned-out to be just the perfect
ending to a wonderful day on the road with wonderful friends. (Thank you,
Mary & Captain Jim!)
Until my next update, I remain, your riverside correspondent.
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RV PARK: Blue
Heron RV Resort - small park, directly on the river. Front-in paved sites.
Bath house. Laundry. 50/30 amp. Restaurant next door. Boat rentals. We love this
park, but it is wicked expensive. $65. No cell service.
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