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Chocolate Country

Chocolate Country

Switzerland’s Finest Chocolatiers Text and photos by Ron Stern The Swiss are known for many things, among them: banking, scenery, watches, and chocolate. The latter, in all its forms, is the one that almost miraculously transcends borders and cultures and binds the people and country together. The Swiss pioneered the development of milk chocolate in […]

Two of Oregon’s “Seven Wonders” – just minutes from Portland

Story and photos by Jeff and Stephanie Sylva We’ve all heard of the Seven Wonders of the World. But did you know that the state of Oregon has its own Seven Wonders? And did you know that two of these “wonders” are within an hour’s drive of the City of Portland? We were amazed to […]