Monthly Archives: October 2011
Portland, Oregon, is the pulsing city on the Willamette, where food carts, Max, and bicycles help define a lifestyle that is healthy and cool. It has become one of the magnet cities of America, much like Seattle was 20 years ago and San Francisco has always been.
Standing before the ice cave entrance, I felt the menacing breath of the ice age upon me. Outside, the day was sunny and mild; inside the cave entrance, the atmosphere was dark, with a thin fog carried by the breeze coming down the long and icy corridor. The wind smelled of elemental rocks and ice, and carried a message of unrelenting cold.