Tag Archives: Sky

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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Donner Pass and Andesite Peak

While the hike up to Castle Peak is famous among hikers, I preferred the less-visited Andesite Peak to its south-west. A good summer time hike out of the worst of the heat, this was still a three mile trek at … Continue reading

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