When I think of Oregon, I think of rain and nature.... but mostly rain. But on the few occasions where it's not raining, I try to get out and do some hiking. Last week, A and I took a trip to Silver Falls State Park near Salem. We hiked the Trail of Ten Falls, where you guessed it, there were ten waterfalls!
A few weeks ago, the sun finally decided to make an appearance after weeks of rain and cloudy weather. Not only was it sunny, but it was a warm 65 degrees! (the Californian in me is seriously thinking I'm crazy for saying that). Because it was both sunny and warm, my friend A and I decided to take advantage of the weather and head to the coast do some hiking in Florence.
Right after the new year, I took my very first trip to the Canada. A good friend of mine from law school is from Canada and so we decided to take one last trip before the semester started and before we were forced to spend all of our waking hours studying in the library.
Although it was only a week, I had the opportunity to experience a lot of British Columbia. I was able to visit Victoria, Vancouver and Kelowna- 3 very different, but fun cities. I was able to see the Parliament Building in Victoria, eat some of the best sushi I've ever had in my life in Vancouver and go snowboarding and ice skating in Kelowna. I even had Tim Horton's a couple of times during the week and also did some serious beer tasting (like I could visit Canada and not try the beer!). It was truly a great trip and I kinda hate to admit it (just because I don't want to give my Canadian friend the satisfaction), but I can't wait to visit again. P.S their money really does smell like maple syrup ;)