Tag: Long Beach

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”

The Colors and Solitude of Long Beach

Long Beach bills itself as the longest beach in the world.  Maybe that’s a stretch – no pun intended. Still at 28 miles, it ranks #3 on the list of longest US beaches and #8 in the world. And if you add in some… Continue Reading “The Colors and Solitude of Long Beach”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twisted Tendrils

I just returned from a few days in Long Beach on the Washington Coast (look for posts to come on that) and while I was there visited nearby Cape Disappointment. As I walked through dense coastal forest I noticed flourishing native shrubs tightly packed… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Twisted Tendrils”

Astoria!

Earlier this week, (when the weather was still mild not wild), we traveled south for a few days of vacation in Astoria.  Our home base was a lovely boutique hotel built on an old cannery pier on the Columbia River.  We woke each morning… Continue Reading “Astoria!”

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