Our last part of this year’s trip through the USA was in the North Cascades National Park where we took a lot of short hikes and visited the surprisingly nice town of Newhalem.
On May 18 1980, after weeks of small activity, the volcano Mount St. Helen’s north side collapsed, followed by a catastrophic eruption. All buildings and vegetation in an area of 600 square kilometer were flattened. 57 people were killed, some of them were never found. […]
Travelling from The Dalles to Troutdale in Oregon, we took the longer but worthwhile route on the Historic Columbia River Highway Scenic Byway. This was certainly one of our highlights of this years trip.