Category Archives: Travel

Exploring Washington’s Southwest Coastline

It’s been a while, but I was able to get back Cape Disappointment State Park, located along Washington’s most southwestern coastline, near the mouth of the mighty Columbia River. This park is one of the state’s most beautiful, hidden gems. … Continue reading

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Summer Blooms at Point Defiance Park Gardens

Wow! Such spectacular blooms and colors can be viewed right now at the Point Defiance Park floral gardens in Tacoma, Washington. The Rose garden, Fuchsia garden, Dahlia garden, and main gardens are all at their peak bloom. Below you will … Continue reading

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Trails, Trains, and a Golf Course

Yesterday I took a hike along the Chambers Bay Loop that circles the Chambers Bay Golf Course, in University Place, Washington. It is a 3.25 trail that involves some serious incline. In the above image, you can see part of … Continue reading

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Exploring Soos Creek Botanical Garden and Heritage Center

I recently visited a botanical garden I had not been to before: Soos Creek Botanical Garden and Heritage Center, located in Auburn, Washington. I must say that I was awe-stricken with the beauty and size of the garden, which is … Continue reading

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Hiking in Mount Rainier National Park

It’s wildflower bloom time in Mount Rainier National Park. There are hundreds of species of wildflowers in the park, and the most concentrated areas of them are in the subalpine Paradise Meadows. The image above shows colorful Magenta Paintbrush in … Continue reading

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