How the water falls

Over the weekend I went backpacking with a couple of friends to Silver King Lake in the Bull of the Woods Wilderness, one of the largest old-growth forests left in the state. Turns out, I’m still in love with Oregon, and trekking still leaves my body feeling like it survived a UFC fight with a silverback gorilla.

‘Twas a long three days.

On our way back from the lake we found a peaceful creek-side spot for the night near some waterfalls and a clear blue-green pool at the bottom of a rockslide. I’ll be posting a few more photos from the trip, but first, a few studies of one of the waterfalls.

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7 thoughts on “How the water falls

  1. Fiona.q says:

    you travel accross the continents, you continues travelling when you are back even if it’s just your hometown. i have two questions: what’s the meaning of always being on the way? what’s the difference for you if you stop travelling?

    • J. William Young says:

      We are all on the “way” of some kind. For me it means enjoying the moment and saying “Yes, I’m in” a lot. I think it’s because I have an aversion to being stationary for too long. If/when I stop traveling I’ll just have to find more meaningful work, but as long as I can travel, I will travel, even if it’s just a 1-hour drive to the wilderness. What are you up to now Fiona?

      • Fiona.q says:

        i asked you these questions because i do not have answers myself yet. i love travelling, and i’ve continued to do it in the past 4 years. i couldnt say how much i learned and enjoyed during the time. beyond words. im just confused a bit where it will lead. right now, im up to keep exploring.

  2. Angela says:

    nice picture, that makes me think of a water dragon thingy

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