Monday, January 25, 2010
Travelling, taking pictures, and failing to write
It rained last week - a lot. And it always rains in Salem - that's our theory anyway, based on two visits, several years apart. But Silver Falls, near Salem, is an incredibly beautiful place, even in the rain, and we had a wonderful visit, dodging drops, splashing through puddles, and enjoying the views.
Mission Mill's pretty neat too, especially since my Mum has so many memories of people who worked in the mills (cotton mills in Lancashire, woolen mills in Yorkshire) in England.
And on Saturday the sun came out, so we enjoyed a beautiful trip along the Columbia Gorge to Astoria.
My husband and I even climbed the 164 steps up the column - incredible views - but Mum stayed in the car.
I'll get back to writing soon. Honest I will...