These locations in Portland, Oregon inspired scenes you've read in The Echo Saga. Echo Across Time
This is the house that inspired Echo's house. See the flat roof on top of the columns? That's the portico where she found Connor waiting in the lounge chair. The window leads to her bedroom. Nice digs, eh?
If you open your eyes when you travel through the portal, you might see this celestial beauty...
This is the view from Echo's bedroom. The sky is hazy, but you can see Mt. Hood in the distance, with downtown Portland nestled in the valley.
...or this nebula.
Echo Into Darkness
Vista Bridge, the inspiration for West Vista Bridge. This is where Echo finds Gianna, clinging to the post on the right, at the beginning of Echo Into Darkness. Photo credit goes to
"Vista bridge rail bench lights IMGP2263a" by I, EncMstr. Licensed
under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.
Witch's Castle at night. Yes, it does exist and yes, it is creepy. You can hike here from the Macleay Park trailhead near downtown Portland. Photo credit goes to Ben Hugeback.