Another day with a rental car and another day driving east. We had intended to head for the coast this morning, but we were feeling good about the prospects of either Hood River or Cascade Locks, so we wanted to take another look at some specific places. The Cascade Locks Marine Park is gorgeous and […]
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It was pretty much the perfect day to rent a car and get out of Portland to head East. After hanging out in Hood River for a bit, then meandering on miles of gravel between The Dalles and Route 35, we took advantage of the sunshine and enjoyed a beautiful short hike around Trillium Lake. It’s […]
Perseid Meteor Shower At Cannon Beach
Last night we drove out on a whim to Cannon Beach to catch the Perseid meteor shower. It was a gamble to rely on an often cloudy coast to provide a clear view, but it paid off. We spent 45 minutes laid out on the sand in our own dark pocket amongst the scattered fires […]