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ONP – Graves Creek

A final post from a trip around the Olympic peninsula. This area is at the back of lake Quinault, which is mostly tribal and national forest land. The road out from the lake was beautiful, eventually you hit the national … Continue reading

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ONP – Maple Glade and Lake Quinault

Back to my trip around the Olympic peninsula, where I stayed at the Lake Quinault Lodge after the last hike and a late trip into a maple forest on the north shore. Rainforest indeed! It was a rainy afternoon with … Continue reading

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Getting to the Olympic Peninsula

Leaving Seattle I headed on a giant car ferry across the sound to Bainbridge Island and on to the north of the Olympic peninsula. The views of the Olympic mountains here were fantastic, and the metal on the boat sang … Continue reading

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Road to Opals in Nevada

I took a special trip with my dad a couple years ago to mine for opals. The desert landscapes were very photogenic. We left from Winnemucca, which is definitely not a made-up town in the middle of nowhere Slightly cloudy … Continue reading

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