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“Honey I’m home”, was the first thought in my mind as we pulled into our usual spot at Bullards Beach State Park for our summer jobs. This was all so familiar, all so relaxing, all so “right”. As soon as our jacks hit the ground I knew we’d made the right decision to come back and the best part is, we both felt exactly the same way. Love it when an RV mind-meld comes together!
I can honestly say there are few places we’ve been in our 4 years of RVing that have captured our hearts quite so much as this spot right here. I can’t quite explain it, but Bandon has just the right stuff and just the right vibe. It’s got a gorgeous, lightly-visited beach with stunning sea-stacks, all paw-friendly of course. There’s a super-cute and quiet downtown with a selection of excellent spots to eat as well as home-made chocolate shop, a wine shop, an outstanding farmers market, even a creamery (new this year). Add to that a lovely little marina, several excellent golf courses, a fabulous lighthouse (!) and if you need it another 15 miles of wild and practically deserted beach on the north side of the river. Plus there’s just the right spattering of people…not too many, not too little. You know what I mean?
Really, I shouldn’t be saying anything since this is a secret worth keeping just the way it is. Shhhh…you didn’t hear it from me, OK?
But probably one of the best things about Bandon is that people are so darn friendly!! Our 2nd day here, as I was chatting to some of the other volunteers an energetic lady in a bright car stopped outside our RV and sprung out like a gazelle to hand us a warm loaf of bread with a quick “Welcome to Bandon”. I barely had time to sputter “Ermm…Thank You?” before the nimble bread phantom sped off into the distance. What?? My guests asked me who it was and all I could answer was “I have no idea, but what a friendly gal!”. Turns out it was none other than the elusive Gunta who’s blog I’ve been following for the past year. She may have escaped me this time, but next time we meet I promise to capture this local legend on film….
We’re here for the next 2 months as lighthouse hosts at Coquille River Lighthouse, easily the cutest lighthouse on the coast. We’ve already had an excellent (and rather busy) first week plus we’ve met-up with some old friends (the Birding RVers and lovely pooch Molly are just down the road -> pay no attention Lewis) and have several more get-togethers planned with others. As we go along I’ll be updating you on our jobs, our activities and exploring the area. Just for good measure I’ll probably throw in a few “RV tips” posts and things we’ve done to prepare our rig for 2 months of downtime. In the meantime if you’re in the area, come by and see us in the lighthouse. We’ve always got a story to tell, and sometimes those stories are even true
Let the summer games begin….
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