Last weekend, I spent a couple of beautiful, stunningly clear and warm days happily exploring this fabulous bridge and the area around it. It’s a lovely bridge and I had a happy time searching for different views of it – from the North, from the South, walking across it, directly beneath it, through foliage…
Here are some of the views for you…
Shell Mountain at The Fish Peddler in Bay City, Oregon. It’s always an impressive sight when driving along the 101 on the Oregon Coast. I learned that the best shells are replanted and reseeded in the company’s oyster beds to provide for continued sustainability. Pretty remarkable!
Weekly Photo Challenge: Dense
Here’s a short news story on a similar process of recycling shells in Chesapeake Bay:
I love this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge! Green is one of my favorite colors!!! Below are a few of my favorite photos of green.
See the rest of the entries at Weekly Photo Challenge: It IS Easy Being Green.
I loved this giant compass built into the sidewalk at the Yaquina Head Lighthouse. It adds to the charm and delight of the grounds, which we spent a lovely afternoon exploring.
I love, too, that the park/grounds is called the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. That sounded funny to me at first, but I later learned that “Outstanding Natural Area” is a designation for areas in the United States that have been little altered by human impact and that meet certain relevance and importance criteria in order to become protected lands. At any rate, we thought it was a beautiful and outstanding area, and we could happily spend many more hours exploring this lovely and delightful spot.
When I saw this week’s challenge, I thought immediately of Depoe Bay, locally known as “The World’s Smallest Harbor.” It’s fascinating to watch fishing boats maneuver through the narrow channel.
Weekly Photo Challenge: Narrow