Category Archives: Travel

Of Mountains and Forests

Once again, I ventured into the depths of forests and hiked mountain trails. Just days after I hiked the Quinault rain forest trails, I made my way through an old growth forest trail at Mount Rainier National Park, located in … Continue reading

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Return to Quinault Rain Forest

It’s been a few years since I revisited Lake Quinault and the Quinault rain forest, located in the Olympic National Park, Washington. There are 4 designated coastal, temperate rain forests in the state. The Quinault rain forest is the most … Continue reading

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More Summer Gardens

I recently visited another favorite garden of mine, located between Port Gamble and Kingston, Washington. It is Heronswood Garden, one of the best kept secrets in the region. There’s always plenty variety of plants and flowers to view during each … Continue reading

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Colorful Summer Gardens

I’m so proud to live in a city whose public gardens management takes pride in the beauty and pleasure it brings to all those who visit, near and far. I am referring to Point Defiance Park, located on a point … Continue reading

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A Day at Mount Rainier National Park

Just before our extreme heat wave in June, here in the Pacific Northwest, I visited Mount Rainier National Park. There was still plenty of snow covering all the trails at Paradise Meadows, and lakes were still frozen. As many times … Continue reading

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