this hyped-up, fuck-you, supermodern, ego style of life that thinks it owns this countryI didn't like it much either, because it's busy and infested with roadwork and when you do finally find a clear piece of road suitable for overtaking the pack of
|Mountain. USAnia. Monday.|
|I-90 being Scenic near Vantage WA|
|Mount Rainier being Scenic from quite a long way away|
This bit of Washington smells strongly of apples, and at this time of year there are untold thousands of wooden boxes at the roadside awaiting this year's crop. Signs forbid you to bring home-grown apples into the area for fear that apple maggots will jump out of your moving car and eat the trees before hitching a ride to the next orchard. Possibly. In contrast, northern Oregon smells of curry powder1.
|I-90 crossing of Columbia River|
Anyway I have had pizza, and et the last of the stroopwafels, and tomorrow I am going back to Canada, so I am happy again.