"La vita è una linea retta dove dolore e piacere sono le estremità della linea stessa. Basta con l'equilibrio, non sempre sedersi sulla riva"~~Life is a straight line where the pain and pleasure are the ends of the same line. Enough with the balance, not always sit on the shore~La vida es una linea recta donde el dolor y el placer son los extremos de la misma linea. Basta con encontrar el equilibrio , No quedarse siempre en la misma orilla"(Bacara),Gillam,Oregon and Columbia River in right

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En que momento pasoVedere il colore perfetto del fiume e la sua lunghezza sgomento lo spirito...Ver el color perfecto del Rio y su longitud sobrecoge el espiritu...~~See the perfect color of the river and its length appalled the spirit...**Columbia River long, and its largest tributary is the Snake River. Its drainage basin is roughly the size of France and extends into seven U.S. states and a Canadian province. By volume, the Columbia is the fourth-largest river in the United States; it has the greatest flow of any North American river draining into the Pacific. The river's heavy flow and its relatively steep gradient gives it tremendous potential for the generation of electricity. The 14 hydroelectric dams on the Columbia's main stem and many more on its tributaries produce more hydroelectric power than those of any other North American river. The Columbia and its tributaries have been central to the region's culture and economy for thousands of years. They have been used for transportation since ancient times, linking the many cultural groups of the region. The river system hosts many species of anadromous fish, which migrate between freshwater habitats and the saline Pacific Ocean. These fish—especially the salmon species—provided the core subsistence for natives; in past centuries, traders from across western North America traveled to the Columbia to trade for fish. In the late 18th century, a private American ship became the first non-indigenous vessel to enter the river; it was followed by a British explorer, who navigated past the Oregon Coast Range into the Willamette Valley. In the following decades, fur trading companies used the Columbia as a key transportation route. Overland explorers entered the Willamette Valley through the scenic but treacherous Columbia River Gorge, and pioneers began to settle the valley in increasing numbers, following both routes to enter it. Steamships along the river linked communities and facilitated trade; the arrival of railroads in the late 19th century, many running along the river, supplemented these links. Since the late 19th century, public and private sectors have heavily developed the river. The development, commonly referred to as taming or harnessing of the river, has been massive and multi-faceted. To aid ship and barge navigation, locks have been built along the lower Columbia and its tributaries, and dredging has opened, maintained, and enlarged shipping channels. Since the early 20th century, dams have been built across the river for the purposes of power generation, navigation, irrigation, and flood control. Today, a dam-impounded reservoir lies along nearly every U.S. mile of the once free-flowing river, and much of the Canadian stretch has been impounded as well. Production of nuclear power has taken place at two sites along the river. Plutonium for nuclear weapons was produced for decades at the Hanford Site, which is now the most contaminated nuclear site in the U.S. All these developments have had a tremendous impact on river environments, perhaps most notably through industrial pollution and barriers to fish migration.)

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~☂slavva☂~ on March 5, 2013

Eres toda una romantica amiga


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Gracias amiga ..es una parte de mi feminidad..creo que todas las damitas somos Romanticas..gracias por tu visita..saludos..Scarulu16

~☂slavva☂~ on March 5, 2013

asi es!!! algo que los tontos hombres no entienden... jiji

刘红石 on March 5, 2013

美丽的风景, 我喜欢!

Guizel J.c on March 5, 2013

Beautiful picture and composition



Alireza Javaheri on March 5, 2013

  • Nice shot & beautiful photo

  • L I K E - Best wishes

  • عکس بسيار زيباييست - با سپاس

Ivan Logvinov on March 5, 2013

Beautiful photo!
Best regards from Russia!

Thanks my friends Alireza javaheri ~ Chief Tech~~~~~~~~~~~~~ guizel~~~~~~~~~~~~~ liuhs ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~best regards my friends

Si AVANT lamentablemente a veces tenemos que hacer el romance para nosotras mismas...saludos :)

dziwnowik on March 5, 2013

✰✰✰ I ♥ landscape ✰✰✰

♥ ♥ ♥ ✰✰✰ LIKE ✰✰✰ ♥ ♥ ♥

greetings from Poland , Peter ♥

Sergio Bagna No View… on March 5, 2013

Very nice landscape! Like! Greetings from Italy, Sergio

Omar Gobbi on March 6, 2013

Estupenda captura, muy bella foto, <LIKE>, saludos cordiales, "OMAR"

© Paolo Bonassin on March 6, 2013

Una buona foto ed un titolo pieno di significato si integrano a vicenda, LIKE Un saluto Paolo

Drosoula P on March 6, 2013

Very nice shot! I LIKE it!

Best greetings from Greece!

Lloret on March 6, 2013

Wonderful landscape, well captured, LIKE

Dagmar Škvaridlová on March 6, 2013

Beautiful blue lanscape and very meaningful idea.. Big hug and many best wishes for you :)

Luisa Gila Merino on March 7, 2013

La carretera al lado del río, imposible perderse. LK

Tu profesión apasionante Scarulu

Feliz día, Luisa.

漂亮妈咪 on March 7, 2013

Perfect shot is Very pretty photo ,like it.

Ana María Ossorio Ló… on March 8, 2013

Seguir una carretera que al mismo tiempo ofrece un paisaje maravilloso, puede ser peligroso! Cuantas ideas y maravillas se presentan cuando se maneja! lo importante es plasmarlo...me gusta 15--AnaM

JoeFalco on March 8, 2013

Hi Scarulu!

Local encantador. Uma bela paisagem. gosto

Saudações cordiais. jfalco

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