Category Archive for 'Geography'

beneath the lion’s skin – the basalt canyons of central oregon

Monday, October 30th, 2006

I frowned and puzzled over the sight for awhile. I’d never seen quite the like. Could these huge columns be part of a greater mass lying just beneath the soil of these croplands? The answer soon became apparent as we traveled further into an autumn landscape of golden stubble, the road occasionally dipping down a […]

Thomas’ Cove Coastal Reserve – part one

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006

For some odd reason, I’ve had some difficulty trying to figure out how to write about Thomas’ Cove. What to say and which photos to use to describe this special place? I suppose the best place to begin is by writing something dry and mundane about the location. Thomas’ Cove is located on the Bay […]

wards falls

Thursday, July 13th, 2006

There’s a steady rain coming down, so we’re indoors taking a break and doing a bit of reading, writing and catching up on things. Tomorrow, we should be back into sunny weather, so we’ll be able to carry on with our hiking and explorations. Today, I’ll do some catching up on photo uploading and posting […]

we get bored

Wednesday, July 12th, 2006

Actually, we never get bored — but we did hang around waiting for the tidal bore to sweep by the Maccan Tidal Wetlands Park on Day Four of our maritimes odyssey. This morning, we arrived at the park about an hour before the tidal bore was due to make its appearance. We put the time […]