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Our journey home from Portland consisted of exploration. My dear friend, the Mermaid, and I were quite rested up and ready to adventure on our journey home. 246 more words


Finally Honored

About 25 miles east of Portland’s heart, travelers along Interstate 84 may happen to glance up to the south and see an isolated, octagonal, stone building perched on the bluff over seven hundred feet in the air. 496 more words

Vista House Foundation

The Vista House is a national, historic landmark situated atop Crown Point on the Oregon side of the Columbia River in the ‘Gorge’. It sets 730′ above the river along the Old Columbia River Highway (Scenic Highway to locals). 190 more words


Classic Gorge

As an Oregonian, I have seen a multitude of images of the Columbia River Gorge. A classic shot is the Vista House on Crown Point… 23 more words


A Crowning Jewel - Crown Point and Vista House, OR

Whether you look east or west, you’ll see beautiful greens and blues for miles. The deep blue of the Columbia River with a barge floating upriver, the dark green forests and fields, and the summer blue skies. 467 more words