Peace On Earth

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One of the highways leading to the Oregon Coast from the Portland Metro area is Highway 26. All along this stretch are several rivers, creeks, and lakes. There are so many different creeks I can’t keep up with all of the names. Here is one of my favorite places to stop on my way to Seaside (Or on my way back from). I have no idea what the name of this creek is.

Another shot of this same creek ------->

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  1. goingslo 82 months ago | reply

    Oooo. Looks like the Bottomless Lake that used to scare us as kids.
    And now that I've read about the dead car salesman buried here, I'm still kind of scared.
    Have you ever seen a blacker lake? But the surroundings...beautiful.

  2. Mister Blur 82 months ago | reply

    This is what I call still water
    I bet this is also one of the most silent places around, isn't it?
    My favorite part are the leaves at the bottom of the creek, or are they floating?
    Peace on Earth, my friend

  3. SF knitter 82 months ago | reply

    The light is wonderful, and it looks soooo peaceful! Have. Great weekend, Dude

  4. David Wang Photography 82 months ago | reply

    Beautiful, I really like the dark blue water with the light reflections. The scene are so calm and peaceful.

  5. Sonora Guy 82 months ago | reply

    I don't think I'd be stopping by this little pond in the Spring or early Summer. Not unless you have a fondness for little bity bugs. Yikes. But November looks just right. But it does sort of remind me of "The Creature from the Black Lagoon", just a little bit. Put "Night" on that list of times I wouldn't want to visit this place.

    It is beautiful the way the trees kind of lean over the little lake. And the dark greens are awesome. I think this lake deserves a name, don't you? How about "Squee Lake"? :-)

  6. Luv Duck - Thanks for 13M Views! 82 months ago | reply

    Oregon is awesome! I only lived in bend from 1977 to 1981 but it left a huge impact on me.

  7. aokcreation 82 months ago | reply

    It does look so peaceful!! Beautiful scene and excellent composition!!
    Have a wonderful weekend!!!

  8. Kangaroobie... 82 months ago | reply

    a beautiful composition..the vegetation is lush and water has a glossy texture...fantastic travels

  9. muddled island [deleted] 82 months ago | reply

    the name is not so important when the place is so beautiful! well seen, Kurt!
    Have a good week end!

  10. flickrfanmk2007 82 months ago | reply

    Fantastic shot Kurt... very otherworldly and peaceful.

  11. altamons 82 months ago | reply

    Wow Kurt, so very nice!!!

  12. idashum 82 months ago | reply

    Gorgeous light and composition of this pond, Kurt. This kind of reminds me of where one would go in an epic journey. Akin to Lord of the Rings, where you would find an ent. I'm revealing too much...
    Hope you have a wonderful holiday!

  13. seddeg ~ 82 months ago | reply

    Peaceful, indeed! Cool subtle diagonal - the bank arc rising to meet the fallen moss covered trunk, leading the eye directly to that warm yellow glow of leaves. Looks like you weren't alone there - is that a reflection of angel wings? ;- )

  14. Glints & Tints 82 months ago | reply

    Indeed peace of mind.. such a soothing greenery in the lap of wilderness.. beautiful perspective and greens in the shot!!

  15. Hermio-Black 82 months ago | reply

    prehistoric beauty!!
    just wanna go inside it!!

  16. rist2796 82 months ago | reply

    Sweet shot Kurt

  17. Mafi....;-) OFF 82 months ago | reply

    94,95,96,97,98,99 y 100 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Sí es un lugar muy tranquilo y precioso ;-)

    Está alejado del mundanal ruído...???

    Seguro que ni el CSI...llega hasta ahí....jajaja

    Y no son capaces de encontrar a los troll ahogados jajaja....

  18. Mafi....;-) OFF 82 months ago | reply

    Un lugar y una foto preciosas....;-)

    Ya podría estrenar mis botas de agua...;-)

    Muy lindos los tonos...;-)

    Que tengas un estupendo día...!!!!!!!!!!

  19. eager wound [deleted] 82 months ago | reply

    Wunderbare und stille Waldlandschaft, der Teich wirkt wie ein Spiegel!

  20. PetterPhoto 82 months ago | reply

    What a wonderful warm and perfectly composed picture!

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