Podcast #53 A Camping Trip

Published in the category General Practice, Travel

My wife and I just came back from a camping trip. We traveled over 2500 miles. We bought a new tent for the trip. We had reservations for most of the campsites. Our trip took us through the Pacific Northwest and into Canada. More specifically, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Mount Ranier was our favorite place. We set up our tent overlooking a river. We took a mountain walk through meadows filled with flowers. In another park our campsite was visited by foxes and deer. Of the cities we visited Portland, OR, was our favorite. Most of the streets are lined with trees. And the people seemed very relaxed. We took a ferry to Victoria in British Columbia. It’s a lot like the U.S there, but still different. Some of the campgrounds we stayed in had hot showers. In the others we provided our own hot water. We had new folding chairs with little side tables. We could always find shade for a picnic lunch. I would estimate there are 200 to 300 campgrounds in Washington and Oregon. Whether you camp or not, it’s a great place to visit.

My wife and I just came back from a camping trip.

My wife and I just got back from a camping trip.

We traveled over 2500 (two thousand five hundred) miles.

We covered more than 2500 (twenty-five hundred) miles.

We bought a new tent for the trip.

We bought ourselves a new tent for the trip.

We had reservations for most of the campsites.

Most of the campgrounds accepted reservations.

Our trip took us through the Pacific Northwest and into Canada.

Our trip was through the Pacific Northwest with a stop in Canada.

More specifically, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia.

To be more specific: Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia.

Mount Ranier was our favorite place.

Mount Ranier was our favorite stop.

We set up our tent overlooking a river.

Our tent site overlooked a river.

We took a mountain walk through meadows filled with flowers.

One trail we took passed through meadows of flowers.

In another park our campsite was visited by foxes and deer.

Foxes and deer paid us a visit at another campsite.

Of the cities we visited Portland, OR, was our favorite.

Portland, OR, was our favorite among the cities we spent time in.

Most of the streets are lined with trees.

Trees line most of the streets.

And the people seemed very relaxed.

And the people there appeared to be very laid back.

We took a ferry to Victoria in British Columbia.

We ferried over to Victoria, British Columbia.

It’s a lot like the U.S there, but still different.

It’s quite similar to the U.S. there, but definitely not the same.

Some of the campgrounds we stayed in had hot showers.

A number of our campgrounds offered hot showers.

In the others we provided our own hot water.

Otherwise we had to make our own hot water.

We had new folding chairs with little side tables.

We brought new folding chairs with us, with little side tables.

We could always find shade for a picnic lunch.

We could always find a shady spot for a picnic lunch.

I would estimate there are 200 to 300 campgrounds in Washington and Oregon.

There must be two- to three hundred campgrounds in the Pacific Northwest.

Whether you camp or not, it’s a great place to visit.

It’s a great place for a visit whether or not you camp.

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