"The water is so rapid and the bed of the river so rocky, that going by water appeared impractical; and the mountains so amazingly high, steep and rocky, that it seemed impossible to go along the river by land."
- Lewis and Clark journal entry, August 24, 1805.
Oars.com featured this picture and quote on their homepage.
What a beautiful setting. Our country is beautiful. It encompasses more than just the people in it. [i'm going to sound tree-hugery] It makes me a little sad to see so much of our history forgotten and destroyed. That's all. :) Have a wonderful end of the week.