One mighty river gorge, two scenic routes and umpteen vistas

Fall means rainy season in the Pacific Northwest. However, Thanksgiving Day (last year) promised to be a fairly sunny day albeit a cold one and we took advantage of this respite-from-the-rain and decided to go exploring the region. We were in Vancouver, Washington and our plan for the day was … Read>>

Trying to catch the Bay Lights

Bay Lights on the Bay Bridge Bay Bridge The Bay Bridge is one of the bridges that runs across the San Francisco Bay in California. This bridge that connects East Bay to West Bay runs between the cities of San Francisco and Oakland. Since 2013, this busy double-deck bridge has had … Read>>

A 100, and merrily going around

The Tilden Park Merry-Go-Round The building that houses the ancient carousel. This carousel, which was made in 1911, has gotten into US’s ‘National Register of Historical Places.’ This post is linked to the meme: An earlier post on this Regional Park – Family Fun at Tilden Park For pictures from … Read>>

Catching light on a Steller’s Jay

A Steller’s Jay at Big Basin, California This Jay, here in the picture had come to sit by our table just outside the snack bar at Big Basin SP, hoping to get some morsels from the park visitors. Big Basin is a Redwood State Park in California. And Steller’s Jays … Read>>

Our World: Altamont Pass and its windmills

We were driving from San Jose to Mountain House, CA and were near Livermore when windmills took over the scene in an otherwise dry landscape. The area is home to Altamont Pass Wind Farm, which is said to be one of the oldest wind farms in the country and one … Read>>

Catching the light on a Maple tree

A Maple tree in Fall. Vancouver, WA Linking to the NF meme– Catching the light See more Fall colours here: Falling in love with the Pacific Northwest For pictures from the road, Like/Follow Tipsy From The Trip on  Facebook.  Come, Trip with us. 😉  You may also like — Our World: Future of … Read>>