Which Way Photo Challenge 11/20/2020 – For my first entry to this photo challenge, I just had to pay homage to US Highway 20, and the rugged beauty that surrounds it. Continue reading Which Way Photo Challenge – 11/20/2020
Here is an account of our trip to the Olympic National Park (part 2). Beaches, ocean, lakes, rainforest – The great bio-diversity of the Olympic Peninsula made this a memorable 2 days! Continue reading We made it to Olympic National Park (Part 2).
With the days considerably cooler and falls colors popping up everywhere, there is no denying we are in Autumn! And no better time than now to reminisce about our summer travels, which were very local and subdued due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But the good thing is, we added a fifth National Park in our list of US National Parks visited! With only 3 days … Continue reading We made it to Olympic National Park (Part 1) !
Waterfalls, wildflowers, pretty wood bridges, and an emerald lake – the Lake Annette hike has something for everyone! At more than 7.5 miles round trip with steady climbing, I would not classify this hike as easy. But if you have enough time in your hands to be able to take a lot of breaks to rest the legs, this hike is totally do-able by beginner … Continue reading Lake Annette hike near Seattle
Do you go for long walks just for the pleasure of it, without the need for a destination? Then, we are kindred spirits!! I recently found a trail in our neighborhood that turned out to be a pure delight. It started as an open path and then became dense, wooded and totally gorgeous. It is hard to believe that this was a very urban trail, … Continue reading Have trail, must explore!
A very real waterfall close to Seattle?! Yes, please! If you look for the standard “Things to Do” in Seattle, you will come across Snoqualmie Falls. A mere 45 minutes from Seattle, these 268 ft. falls are the real deal! We have already been to the Falls twice, once in January and then again in March and on both occasions the waterfall was dense with a lot of spray, … Continue reading Visit Snoqualmie Falls!
Last Christmas, we ventured on our first road trip in the Pacific Northwest, first of the many I hope will follow. We drove about 2.5 hours from our home in suburban Seattle to the town of Leavenworth. Leavenworth is nestled between the Cascade mountains. When you come to Leavenworth, you are amazingly transported to an alpine town in Germany – not only because Leavenworth is … Continue reading Leavenworth – A slice of Bavaria in Washington, US