Astoria is a city of 10,000 people on the Columbia River just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean.Astoria is the oldest American settlement wost of the Rockies.Surrounded by water and tall evergreen Douglas fir,Hemlock and scenic beauty with a vista of the Pacific Ocean and its endless miles of sandy beaches viewed from a top of Astoria's historic Colomn.
Travellers come to the California for many reasons,for some it is the majestic redwoods,for other it is a glimpse of the Vicorian seaport city of Eureka,still others fo the rich cultural and historic character of the area.
Isla Espiritu Santo
Isla Espiritu Santo is an island located in the Gulf of California, off the coast of Baja California Sur, Mexico. It is part of a protected area called the Espiritu Santo Archipelago, which includes several other small islands and islets.
Isla Espiritu Santo is known for its pristine beaches, clear waters, and diverse marine life, including sea lions, dolphins, and a variety of tropical fish. The island is also home to several species of seabirds, including pelicans and frigatebirds.
La Paz, Mexico
La Paz is the capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur and an important regional commercial center. La Paz was first inhabited by Neolithic hunter-gatherers at least 10,000 years ago who left traces of their existence in the form of rock paintings near the city and throughout the Baja California Peninsula. On May 3, 1535, Hernán Cortés arrived in the bay by La Paz and named it Santa Cruz; he attempted to start a colony but abandoned his efforts after several years due to logistical problems. In 1596 Sebastián Vizcaíno arrived, giving the area its modern name, La Paz.
Portland is a port city in the Pacific Northwest and the largest city in the U.S. State of Oregon. Named after Portland, Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1840s, near the end of the Oregon Trail.At the turn of the 20th century, the city had a reputation as one of the most dangerous port cities in the world, a hub for organized crime and racketeering. After the city's economy experienced an industrial boom during World War II, its hard-edged reputation began to dissipate. Beginning in the 1960s, Portland became noted for its growing liberal and progressive political values, earning it a reputation as a bastion of counterculture.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Nestled in the curve of Banderas Bay, Puerto Vallarta has steadily maintained its character. The colorful bougainvillea hanging from red tiled roofs and balconies and cobblestone streets are pleasant picture for both the eye and the camera. Spend a day exploring the Mexican countryside along the Maskota River, where are mixed together, tropical vegetation, fields, mango trees, banana trees and other tropical fruits.
San Diego, California, USA
San Diego is the "first city" of California, with roots dating back to 1769. The historic Village Siiport along Emparkantero has many fascinating shops and galleries. If you want to explore further, San Diego is at your disposal. A trip to San Diego is never completed without a visit to the famous zoo of San Diego. This is a fascinating experience for people of all ages.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
At the edge of the Baja peninsula, Cabo San Lucas is a perfect example of the ultimate paradise. This remoted location and its unspoiled beauty makes it the ideal destination for relaxation. There is also available a great variety of activities from scuba diving to surfing and kayaking. Alternatively cross the Los Campos searching for whales.
Vancouver (British Columbia)
Enjoy one of the mildest climates in Canada, spend the day watching the fascinating vegetation of Boutsart Gardens or tasting wines from the Okanagan Valley. Vancouver is surrounded by water on three sides and is close to Coast Mountain area.