Of the beautiful scenes visited recently, these paths emerged
In the Cascades outside Eugene
From Stevenson, WA up into the hills to join the PCT and enjoy the beauty around Table Mountain during the full moon.
(a long trip report from late summer,
full slide show with captions at the end of post)
Heading up to the gorge one morning the hazy air made for some great skies.
I’ll have to post a little collection of halo images soon if the haze keeps up =)
Went to a star party in the gorge last night and got to gaze at the stars through astronomers telescopes. The Rose City Astronomers is a portland group affiliated with OMSI that holds monthly lectures and frequent star parties to go enjoy the stars and share knowledge. Some friends and I got together and headed up the gorge to rooster rock to partake. The location is somewhat removed from city glow, but the wester sky is still muddy, and washugal/camas lights can also be seen. There were a good 2 dozen telescope out, and binoculars and cameras too. Continue reading
Today was a lazy day up and down the contocook river, with much wildlife. I’m visiting family in New Hampshire and enjoying more of the New England scenery. After a tasty breakfast of spinach and eggs in the wonderful covered porch-gazebo I headed out onto the river.
There were many wild beasties! Continue reading