We have had a busy weekend, on Saturday we drove up the Columbia River Highway, our destination, Mt. Hood. We stopped by the Multnomah Falls, the second highest year round waterfall in the U.S., 620ft., the waterfall is fed by rain, snowmelt and underground springs on Larch Mountain.
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As the morning sun crept into our cabin, we had slept through the rest of California and got up just in time to cross the state border, we were now in Oregon, first station, Klamath Falls. The spectacular Crater Lake is close to this town and we will be visiting here during the week. Continue reading “Hi from PORTLAND”
Barbara and I are on the train from Los Angeles to Portland, Oregon.
Our journey began on Saturday the 2nd, July, Adelaide, we flew to Sydney, had a two hour stopover, then boarded our giant Qantas A380 for the trip to L.A. The A380 is a fantastic aeroplane in spite of all the recent publicity, it is amazingly quiet and handles turbulence with ease. You can feel the plane riding through “rough air” but it feels incredibly sturdy, I suppose something that big takes a lot to shake it around. We arrived in L.A. an hour after we took off from Adelaide, thanks to the time difference. Continue reading “Hi from San Luis Obispo,”