The Man and I have hit the Western coastline of the Northern America’s and it couldn’t be more different from the NW central plateau and mountain region. Gone are the Prairie’s and the relative sparsity of the population although the roads are still painfully straight the endless pine trees can still be seen everywhere.
Everywhere we have travelled these last weeks we have seen tall trees, all kinds of tall mountain pine trees. They have become what are some of our most indelible of memories from this trip. Here in southern mountains of Oregon this is very much the view everywhere you look, it is like what the gum tree is to Australia. Continue reading
Traveling around the north western corner of the North American continent these last weeks have bought me to an appreciation of what really is ‘Young America’. What I mean by this is that the North American continent is relatively young. It is very much a volcanic landscape here in Oregon, Montana, Utah, Wyoming even as far down as California and there abouts. Indeed everywhere we have visited.
reblogging 🙂 wordpress stuffed up the publication somehow … thanks guys
Climbed out of bed this morning at some hideous hour… if I was back in Aus I could have said I slept in but here on the other side of the world 6am is a hideous hour. I think it has something to do with the sun not setting until 10pm and taking so damn long to sink. Nothing seems to stir beyond 8:30am here so our hour of rising is considered hideous.
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