Wednesday, July 29, 2009
The Bridges of Portland, Oregon
The city of Portland, Oregon has many nicknames such as "City of Roses", "Stumptown" and "River City". Another nickname is "Bridgetown" because of its many bridges linking east Portland to downtown. Each bridge is different and has its own personality as depicted in ths collage.
Located in the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains, the breathtaking Reno area is not your average vacation destination. From the arts to the cultural splendor, and the vivid casinos to is unprecedented natural surroundings, Reno is a city rich in both tradition and fresh entertainment.
Reno is one of the fastest-growing US cities. Since gambling was legalized in Nevada in 1931, tourism has been a major industry. Reno is a year round vacation spot with all it's resort facilities, night entertainment and casinos. the city's activity has resulted in it's slogan "the biggest little city in the world."
I got these via an exchange slip.
I got this via an exchange slip.
In 1945 the California State Legislature officially named Lake Tahoe. The name "Tahoe" is an adaptation of a Washoe Indian word meaning "big water."
Friday, July 10, 2009
Waterton, Waterton Lakes National Park
Spectacular Wateton Lakes National Park is located at the southern most part of the Canadiana Rockies.
I was fortunate enough to get this card from another postcard collector, who discovered my site via Facebook.