Photos from travels in the US, Y2K (mostly Pacific Northwest)

 


Walkway in Portland's Japanese Gardens

 

 

 


Also from the Japanese Gardens

 

 

 


Portland's Rose Gardens

 

 

 


The Rose Gardens again

 

 

 


Multnomah falls, blowing like wisps of long hair in the wind

 

 

 


Bottom of the falls

 

 

 


Rainbow at another of the waterfalls that dot the Columbia Gorge

 

 

 


The Columbia Gorge (and wind-swept trees) from Beacon Rock

 

 

 


In the shadow of Beacon Rock

 

 

 


'Nuff said.

 

 

 


Seattle's Space Needle and nearby sculpture (some stray tree branches Photoshopped out)

 

 

 


Hiking in the Olympics with Lisa & Eric

 

 

 


Gravity doesn't go straight down in the Olympics.

 

 

 


Flowers in Vancouver BC

 

 

 


Vancouver's postmodern-coliseum library, the coolest library building I've ever seen

 

 

 


Slums of Vancouver, still somehow tidy and pretty

 

 

 


Sculpture in U.B.C.'s Anthropology Museum

 

 

 


Detail of totem pole at the museum

 

 

 


An aptly-colored shot at the Rainbow Gathering in Montana

 

 

 


One of the hot springs at Mammoth in Yellowstone--note the trees
growing back amongst the trunks of those that burned in the '88 fire.

 

 

 


Petrified tree stumps, also at Mammoth in Yellowstone

 

 

 


The required Yellowstone shot-Old Faithful

 

 

 


Part of the Wisconsin Dells--I know it's odd to say this, but it's a lot like Petra, only smaller and green.

 

 

 


An impressionistic shot of the enormous carousel in House on the Rock

 

 

 


Another scene from the House on the Rock. Explaining it will only confuse you more. You just have to go there.