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Total Eclipse, Portland


Every two years a total eclipse passes somewhere on earth, the tricky part is being at the right place and the right time.

You see according to wiki they occur it is estimated that they recur at any given place only once every 360 to 410 years, and this year it would be passing just 980 miles North of us.

On Aug 20th my boyfriend Diego and I decided there was no way we were gonna miss this chance, so we began this journey onwards.

During this time northern California was experiencing major wildfires, the whole drive up was hazy and gave the sun a red tint. Traffic wasn't too bad, and we were so excited to get up there we didn't mind it one bit.

We arrived one day early at 11:00pm on the 20th. We wanted to explore Portland before the eclipse.

Everyone in town was pumped and many even having themed desserts for the big day.

The day of was wild. We woke up early and to stay in a town outside Salem. We didn't really know what to expect or what to do, and after grabbing breakfast at a local diner we followed some people and foun