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Siouxon Creek Group Hike

Siouxon Creek Group Hike

It’s always nice to get together with new and old friends for a hike in the forest. Our group gathered between 9-10am at Jim & Patty’s Coffee, 4951 NE Fremont St. in Portland, OR. This little cafe was busy, but the goodies were very tasty. I ordered the gingerbread from the bakery, so I only waited a … Continue reading

Oregon Caves National Park: Can You Cave It?

Oregon Caves National Park: Can You Cave It?

Over a year ago I explored the Oregon Caves National Monument for the first time. A huge cave system that still has unknown tunnels today. This park gives you many different ways to explore the cave, a guided tour of well-marked trails, rooms, and formations; or your choice of deeper cave exploring trips. My favorite … Continue reading

Dry Falls State Park: Ice Age Adventure Park

Dry Falls State Park: Ice Age Adventure Park

This inner region of Washington is dry and mostly desertlike, but there are some very strange land forms out here too: land forms that were made by millions of gallons of water. So what happened here? Why was this place so dry now? Geologists say they were formed due to massive floods brought on at … Continue reading

Mauilicious Vacation Part 5: Side Effect, Lava Lust

Mauilicious Vacation Part 5: Side Effect, Lava Lust

On Maui, or any island in the Hawaiian chain for that matter, there is one thing they have plenty of. It’s lava. Lava is the basis for the Hawaiian Island chain’s existence. Its abundant vegetation and its jagged coast are also part of the lava’s 1.3 million-year transformation, too. The Hawaiian Islands are situated near the … Continue reading