woooah what a whirlwind! i just returned from a week long roadtrip up to seattle + back on monday...i LOVE the open road! there's nothing more refreshing or freeing that being on the road with a gal pal, gps, freshly loaded ipod, bicycles, and no real plan other than to get a taste of some lovely northwest cities!
we made MANY stops to soak in the sites and sun: shasta lake, ashland, eugene, portland (SUCH a great city...can't wait to go back!), tacoma, and seattle (our final destination and a GORGEOUS water-logged city!).
there's a lot to share, but ill start with a few samples of impressive architecture that the design-laden northwest has to inspire:
|downtown eugene. storefront.|
|eugene business center floats/reflects water.|
|library along the way. if all libraries were this purrrty, id spend more time there.|
|one of the 10 bridges that zig zag across the willamette river in portland. this city...i hate to say it...kinda gives sf a run for its money.|
|walkway in a quaint section of downtown seattle.|
|stunning iridescent building in seattle's city center/bumbershoot.|
portland + seattle...so inspiring. now back to reality...fortunately sf is NOT short on inspiration.