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Oregon: the state that has it all

The lesser-known state of Oregon is a revelation to Mary Kate O Flanagan, who finds stunning scenery, a thriving art scene and a social cohesion not always visible in other parts of the US

21st January, 2015
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Oregon is a vast and mysterious state, so little known outside the US that around half the Europeans I ask can’t locate it on a map. But there it is, North of California, asking to be explored. So I fly into LA, drive north and find myself in Ashland, Oregon a few hours later. The drive is breath-taking, up and down winding mountain roads. I’m parallel to the coast, but can’t see the ocean as...

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