Started out as a beautiful drive along the Columbia River - the most scenic part of the drive was from Cascade Locks to The Dalles...
Ran into a mess on the Interstate caused by RV trailer accident that re-routed all the traffic to a service road
note the arrow in the top left corner (sorry for the bugs on the windshield) that's a bald eagle that I had no idea was in the picture
We are debating taking a side trip up to the Teton Range (not named after a Ton of Tea) and Jackson Hole Wyoming. It will cost us a day and about 300 miles but I think it's worth the time and gas. It's one of the most beautiful places on earth for us nature lovers.
Baker City looks like a really nice place that I'm sure will grow into a great get-away area and the setting is magnificent but very in the middle of nowhere.
I'm tired and lost again at Scrabble to the goddess of words do I'll sign off for now