Tag: Lewis and Clark

Long Beach Peninsula, Discovery Trail and North Head Lighthouse

After three months of mostly staying at home we finally took a mini vacation and headed to the Long Beach Peninsula on Washington’s coast. We checked into our lodging via email, picked up our keys and stayed clear of others. There were no room… Continue Reading “Long Beach Peninsula, Discovery Trail and North Head Lighthouse”

From O the Joy! to Dismal Nitch

Dismal Nitch –  could any place name be more apropos? After a long and arduous journey across the North American continent,  Lewis and Clark were finally nearing their destination, the Pacific Ocean.  They had left St. Louis on May 14, 1804,  and on November… Continue Reading “From O the Joy! to Dismal Nitch”

A Journal through the American West

Before there were blogs there were journals – remember Lewis and Clark? I too kept a journal on a road trip through the American West, from Seattle to the Black Hills of South Dakota. It was a bright day in May when we packed… Continue Reading “A Journal through the American West”

Cape Disappointment

I’ve already posted about our trip to Long Beach on the southern coast of Washington.  But I would be remiss if I left out our visit to Cape Disappointment on the southern tip of the Peninsula for it was here that the great explorers… Continue Reading “Cape Disappointment”

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