Category: Travel

A Trip Through Grand Coulee Country

You’ve no doubt heard of the Dam – the largest hydropower producer in the United States and one of the largest concrete structures in the world. But there’s more to Grand Coulee than the Dam. “Appropriate as the word grand is for the dam,…

Scenes From the Oregon Coast – Harbor Seals at Coquille Point and Port Orford

I didn’t mean to leave you high and dry in the middle of the Oregon Coast so I’m back to finish up our journey,  finally with some sunshine, if only temporary! I left you last time at Face Rock, pondering when the gray skies…

Dry Falls, the Largest on Earth

This week we camped east of the mountains and enjoyed a landscape completely opposite to our Seattle area scenery.  We drove through Grand Coulee, formed over millions of years by eruptions of lava which solidified and was later dug away by ice age floods….

Dancing Sky!

We woke this morning to cirrus clouds filling the sky! We’re in Wenatchee on our first camping trip of the year where the scenery is grand and the clouds only tease. More pictures to come. 😊 -Susanne

Scenes from the Oregon Coast – Yachats, Devil’s Churn and Face Rock

I promised I’d be back with the second half of our trip down the Oregon Coast but I’m afraid it will have to be the middle third instead, as there’s too much more to tell! (Here’s the first part of the story in cased…

A Competition Between the Blue Heron and the Bald Eagle – at Coulon Park

Every visit to Coulon Park is wonderful but there is always something new! Today’s weather was perfect for walking and the brilliant blue skies were reflected in the waters of Lake Washington. Sailboats were lined up as usual and ready to go. Turtles were…

Lighthouses of the Oregon Coast

This week’s Friendly Friday photo challenge, ‘Illumination,’ reminded me of the many lighthouses we saw on our recent trip to the Oregon Coast. Heceta Bay Lighthouse stands 205 feet above the Pacific Ocean on Heceta Head north of Florence. The light shining from the…

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