The Wallowas are located in the Columbia Plateau of Oregon and are called the Alps of Oregon. One can hike into the mountains or horseback ride. We went on horse with a small pack of mules to reach these areas. The trails were treacherous, being steep, narrow and often rocky or scree, and if I go back, I would feel more comfortable on foot.
The area is beautiful, with lovely wildflower-filled meadows surrounded by rocky and steep mountains and fir trees. There are mountain goats, bears, cougars and big-horned sheep if you are lucky or unlucky! We did not see any of these, although we did spots lots of prairie dogs in the meadows, birds and butterflies.
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Nature, animals, beauty have been a source of nourishment throughout my life. Photography allows me to capture, interpret, and share that world of wonder I see about me, and sometimes use what I capture as an inspiration to create something new, by incorporating other...