Oregon Coast

Driving south from Newport to Florence confirmed that the Oregon Coast is stunningly beautiful. We had a lovely warm day with plenty of sunshine and no rain. The view was breathtaking in places, with the surf crashing against the rocks or the shore and the majestic Fir trees bearing witness.

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We stopped at a rest area and were able to get a few pictures.

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There is something about surf rolling in against a green cliff and a blue sky that is so soothing.

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I could have stayed all day!

We drove a bit further and it got even rockier.

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A rugged coastline, indeed.
We continued on to Florence, Oregon. The historic section is lined with lovely shops and friendly people. But it was the gardens that caught my eye.

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Winter definitively whets the appetite for spring flowers!
We did a bit of shopping, had some tea and headed to Eugene. Home, for my sister, a few more days of vacation for me.

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Time to feast just a bit more on the colors and beauty of Spring before returning to snowy New England.

About patti

I am a retired kindergarten teacher, tending a new kind of garden now, raising chickens and exploring permaculture. I live with my husband, Bill, my beloved dog, Fergus and my cat, Mighty Merlin. We have a small cottage and a tiny bit of land called Brookwood Shire. It is our sanctuary.
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3 Responses to Oregon Coast

  1. So pretty.. You two look like you are enjoying the journey.

  2. What a great break you’re having from winter. I love that stretch of Oregon coast. All coasts are beautiful but when I was there (a million years ago) it was stormy and the waves were crashing and I remember the whole region as being dramatic.

  3. wspines says:

    Patti,
    I am really enjoying your pictures, some look like the coast in Donegal. Have a safe trip home.

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