Grand Gorge July 19th 2011 Mount Hood and Timberline Lodge
Today was a day for scenery, on a grand scale.
First up was Mount Hood.
Hood River the town sits on the actual Hood River, which leads to (yep) Mount Hood.
The drive up starts in summer and ends in winter.
The early part passes through open fields with a special view of the mountain when the clouds coop ... read more
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When I travel, I love the great outdoors, modern art, historical sites, good food, classic roadside attractions, and long drives in a convertible. Preferably all at once. The nickname is a tribute to a wise traveller in the Hitch-hikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, who proved that all you really need to cross the galaxy (and beyond) is a towel.
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