Oregon

I have been enjoying beautiful Springlike weather on the Oregon Coast for a few days. After a snowy cold winter in New England, the gardens here are a beautiful sight. The rich colors and soft greens are more than welcome. Here are a few pictures of the many flowers here.

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A drive down the coast reveals more stunning scenery.

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The rocks at Cannon Beach rise like huge lumps in the mist.

We stayed in Newport for two nights.

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This is the view from our room. Looking left.

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Looking right. The lighthouse beyond Nye Beach. Just lovely.

We spent a morning at the Aquarium in Newport.

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We saw Puffins.

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A Sea Otter swimming happily.

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And many different kinds of fish.
Unfortunately the seal lion and seal exhibit was closed. But later, near the pier in Bayfront we saw this.

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Some locals basking in the sun. I think Merlin would approve.

It is a lovely area and a perfect respite from the too long winter we have been having this year.
I will leave you with this lovely fuschia….

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…spotted just outside a shop. A feast for the eyes…and for the soul.

We head south tomorrow….

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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2 Responses to Oregon

  1. You must be a happy traveler! The pics are a treat, Thanks! Still cold here..

  2. wspines says:

    Patti,
    The pictures are wonderful, makes me want to hop on a plane right now.. Enjoy the rest of your stay.

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