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Month: September 2009

Trip, Day 3: Ecola State Park

Trip, Day 3: Ecola State Park

On the last full day of our trip, we drove to the coast. It was pretty chilly when we first got to Ecola State Park; it was only in the high 50s, and we had worn shorts and t-shirts. At the parking area, there is […]

Trip, Day 2: Columbia River Gorge and Mount Hood Loop

Trip, Day 2: Columbia River Gorge and Mount Hood Loop

During the second day of our trip, we visited the Columbia River Gorge and drove the Mount Hood loop. The Columbia River Gorge was my favorite part of the trip. It was beautiful. We followed the historic Columbia River highway east of Portland. Our first […]