This is the Grande Coulee Dam, in Grande Coulee, WA. ( U.S.)
Ah, the wonders of engineering! Becuase of dams, we have all the electricity to power all of the modern conveniences that most of us take for granted, every single day.
I have so much respect for engineers and the work they do. They forever changed the way the modern world works. And before you make any good arguments about how it also started the slow destruction of the planet and nature all that, maybe you want to pause to unplug the computer you're reading this on? You see because like it or not, the only reason you are able to read this blog, is becuase of dams like these.
Remember the spontaneous road trip I told you about in the last post? Well, this is where I ended up.
Grande Coulee does light shows on the face of the dam on summer nights. I have yet to see a show cause it's too early in the year, but I've heard they are great, so I really can't wait to see for myself what al the fuss is about!
And yes, it was still raining when I got there. Good thing I had the umbrella!
Giant hydro dams and even bigger raindrops,