Tag Archives: Roads

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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Seattle Freeway Park and Starbucks Reserve

Continuing on the Washington adventure, today we go to a very famous park built atop Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle as well as the very spiffy first Starbucks Reserve store with the roasting and hipster flair everywhere. Let’s start with … 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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Historic Murphys and a Botanical Garden

Happy New Year! To start off, let’s head up into the foothills to the small town of Murphys, the Queen of the Sierra. It is located right off Highway 4, east of Stockton. We started at Ironstone Vineyards, a large … Continue reading

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