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November 2015

Search the alphabet travelogs

Working my way through the alphabet, one country at a time

Columbia River Gorge

One of my favorite drives is returning from Idaho to Olympia, Washington, where I’m living. About 160 miles into Oregon there’s a scenic viewpoint that offers a commanding view of the drop into Pendleton–a 6% grade! The descent from the Blue Mountains on Emigrant Hill contains switchbacks that are the tightest allowed on the interstate […]