Monthly Archives: October 2011

Oregon Trip–Part two, chapter one. After my relatively brief introduction to the waterfalls of Umpqua National Forest, the rest of the drive back to Beaverton was relatively unremarkable. The four of us (Ben, Lori, Leo, and I) got back early enough on Sunday to hang out at their apartment pool for about an hour or […]

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If you have never been to the forests of Oregon, be prepared for some of the densest, darkest woods imaginable—something right out of Jurassic Park. These are old-growth forests with towering canopies. Even at high noon on a clear day, the forest floor receives only tiny amounts of diffused sunlight through the foliage above. This […]

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