Leaving our high-n-dry desert behind for a few days.
Salt Lake, from a mile or two up
Mineral ponds in/around the lake. That's as close to "actual color" as I can get.. More minerals than water at this point..
Arid dry island surrounded by shallow salt sea
someone's concentrating & harvesting something down there..
Still further along the lake, up near the north end..
pretty from 10,000' above
Maybe up by the "Spiral Jetty", though I can't spot it in all the swirls. This looks water free..
Crop circles, probably in ID or OR..
Astoria Column, high on a hill in Astoria, OR, overlooking the Columbia River Estuary.
Astoria, OR, the Columbia River, and the Pacific. Sweet view.
(mvp tip: buy balsa wood gliders in the store, climb the tower, and release them. they're biodegradable.)
South of Astoria, OR (from the Astoria Column parking lot).
Columbia River Estuary, and the right side of the 5mi bridge.
South from Astoria, OR (from the Astoria Column parking lot).
You're in the right place when..
Indian Beach in Ecola State Park, OR. It's just north of Cannon Beach.
Indian beach and it's abandoned light house.
lines in the sand
Indian Beach lighthouse
"why do they rake those rings around the rocks?"
"to make it look like waves.."