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>>

The cheesiest place I have ever been to

I had seen all those Tillamook Cheese ads. I had even picked up some of that cheese from the supermarket, a few times. So, when I got to know that Tillamook Cheese Factory in Oregon was open to the public and that it was a good place to take kids to, I jumped… 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>>

A two-tiered beauty called Multnomah Falls

They say this place attracts one million visitors every year and in 2013 we were part of the statistics. And I am not surprised that this many people visit Multonomah Falls along the Columbia River Gorge; it really is a sight to behold. The Oregon side of the gorge is… 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>>

Spotted: Circumhorizontal Arc (?)

I had never seen anything like this; at least not until a few months ago. We were driving back to Portland,OR from the Tillamook area, when I spotted this fascinating natural phenomenon in the eastern sky. I would have called this colourful thing in the sky ‘a rainbow of some… Read>>

A Tulip Fest or a visual feast?

“Ten thousands saw I at a glance Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.” * Only they weren’t Daffodils, but Tulips. The Daffodils were almost out of season and the Tulips had taken center stage. The place was Wooden Shoe Tulip Farms and the occasion was the annual Tulip Fest that… Read>>

Our World: Tulip Time

If it is April and you find yourself in Oregon or Washington — remember it is time for Tulips — you might want to treat yourself to this gorgeous sight: Tulip Festival in Woodburn, Oregon Some Tulip events you could check out: Skagit Tulip Festival, Washington Woodland Tulip Festival, Washington… Read>>

For a taste of Bollywood and Desi street food

There’s a place not so far away from Downtown Portland where they serve Indian Street food in a large room with small tables surrounded by mismatched chairs. The mismatched chairs, some of them wobbly, only add to the character of the place. You’ll find antiques of all kinds crowding the… Read>>