Our World | Mt. Hood

You don’t have to go all the way to ‘Mt. Hood’ to see Mt. Hood. It is tall, imposing and unmissable. With its clear cut form and its elevation, this mountain is visible from most of Portland, Oregon and it’s surroundings. Standing at 11, 249 ft, Mt. Hood is also … Read>>

Astoria: Charming, picturesque and historical

Our trip to Astoria, Oregon started at Vancouver, Washington.  Now, anybody who is familiar with the Portland-Vancouver Area will tell you that you just have to cross the river and you will find yourself in the neighbouring state. True, but this time we had to take Interstate 5 and drive … Read>>

Catching Light | I-5 Interstate Bridge

Catching Light on the ‘Bridge’ on I-5 Interstate Bridge is also called I-5 bridge. This bridge over the Columbia River connects Portland, Oregon to Vancouver, Washington. Here are some travel photos for ‘Catching the Light’ This steel bridge also goes by the names: Columbia River InterstateBridge, Vancouver-Portland Bridge & Portland … Read>>

When the sun set on WA-14

One day, I saw the sun setting on a highway (WA SR – 14). Washington 14 (WA-14) runs along that part of Columbia River that flows between the states of Oregon and Washington, in US’s Pacific Northwest. This east -west highway on the Columbia River Gorge makes for a great … Read>>

Sunset over the Columbia River

Westward Bound: Both — the sun and Columbia River. (The Columbia River flows westward and empties itself in the Pacific Ocean) A Columbia River sunset. A few pictures form the Interstate Bridge that connects Portland and Vancouver – WA. A late evening shot from the Interstate Bridge on I-5. The … Read>>

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>>