A bit of scenery from up north

2015-11-8 Road Trip (6) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (7) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (9) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (10) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (11) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (12) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (16) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (17) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (40) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (41) This is a rocky land.  The river runs through it, and in many places there is very little vegetation.  We saw mountains of rock pieces.  Amazing.  I wonder what made this happen.2015-11-8 Road Trip (43) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (44) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (45) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (46)Below are a few shots of the fire damage from all the fires that ravaged this area a few months ago.  The trunks are scorched and black.  In many forested areas, the undergrowth was gone and the ground was blackened.2015-11-8 Road Trip (47) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (50) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (51) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (52) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (53) 2015-11-8 Road Trip (54)We traveled from Grand Coulee up to Omak, then to Oroville and the Canadian border.  By the time we started heading back home, it was pitch black and we had no idea what we were driving though for the next 4 hours or more, except when the signs said “High Kill Area” with flags, we watched for deer in the road (we almost hit 2), and we had rain and even some snow as we came through one of the high passes after Wenatchee.  It was a full and interesting day.  I’d like to take the trip again and have time to stop at the scenic view points and try to capture some of this diverse landscape.

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