Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Palouse Falls

A couple of hours from Walla Walla, through a tiny town called Starbuck (it consists of about one farmhouse and a barn), there is a place called Palouse Falls. Though this time of year it is a pretty miserable walk - as you can see, it's all in the sun, and there are no trees - once you find a place in the shade to relax down by the river, it's wonderful. Taking off one's shoes and socks is a must - soaking them in the water is something that can't be missed after a hike like that. The river itself is down in a small canyon, and the parking is up at the top. So the hike down takes you to the water, and then if you go from the spot pictured here down around a bend in the canyon walls, you'll come to the major waterfall of the area. I'll show you that tomorrow.

5 comments:

Small City Scenes said...

Super shot. I was there last year.

I have been having problems accessing certain blogs. So who knows what Blogger is up to. MB

cieldequimper said...

Ah merci Becky! I've always wanted to go but haven't yet. Maybe next time. Still feeling good? :-)

Small City Scenes said...

Hi becky, thanks for the comments. I think CSAs are a little different from co-ops.
There are some CSAs in Walla Walla. You could find them online.

Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) typically refers to a program whereby members pay an up-front fee to a local farmer, and for the duration of the growing season members receive weekly bags of fresh, often organic vegetables delivered to a drop-off spot in their neighborhood.

In addition to eating terrific food, benefits include knowing and trusting the farmer who grows your food and feeling good about supporting local, sustainable agricultural practices

Small City Scenes said...

Hi Becky--it's me again. Here's a Walla Walla CSA. (I thinl) LOL

http://www.welcometablefarm.com/products.html

Jacob said...

What a gorgeous place...looks like it would be worth the hike.

Super photo!