Monthly Archive: November, 2015

Columbia River Gorge, Oregon and Washington, Part 2

My second day at the Columbia River Gorge started with another drive across the Bridge of the Gods.  I was heading to Panther Creek Falls, a little-known but strikingly beautiful waterfall tucked away… Continue reading

Columbia River Gorge, Oregon and Washington, Part 1

The most amazing waterfall photos on Flickr and 500px always seem to be from one of two places:  Iceland or the Columbia River Gorge.  I’d already been all the way to Iceland, but for some… Continue reading

Redwood National Park, California and Cape Perpetua, Oregon

My last two roadtrips centered on the southwest – all rock and desert, sun and heat, orange and yellow.  I decided to change directions this time.  I’d drive north along the California and… Continue reading

Imperial Sand Dunes, Salvation Mountain, and the Salton Sea, California

Interstate 10 cuts through the southern edge of the Imperial Sand Dunes.  The dune field is huge, stretching more than 40 miles north from the Mexican border.  I couldn’t pass it without stopping,… Continue reading

Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas and Saguaro National Park, Arizona

At the risk of hurting the parks’ feelings, I have to admit that Guadalupe Mountains and Saguaro are two of my least favorite National Parks, right up (down) there with Cuyahoga Valley, Hot Springs,… Continue reading