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Exploring Nature and History at the Mouth of the Columbia River – Part II

Continuing along on my historical exploration of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, I left Cape Disappointment State Park and headed east a bit further up the Columbia River (probably less than 20 miles) to Fort Columbia State Park. I’ve passed … Continue reading

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Exploring Nature and History at the Mouth of the Columbia River – Part I

As the title may imply, this blog post is going to be a lengthy one, packed with several photos. As some of you may recall from a previous post, I visited the Cape Disappointment State Park, located in southwestern Washington … Continue reading

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Cruising the Columbia River Gorge

My long Labor Day Weekend was well spent. I took advantage of the perfect weather to cruise down to the Columbia River Gorge area and spend some time doing something I had always wanted to do—taking a tour of the … Continue reading

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Coasting the Coastline

We, here in the Pacific Northwest, are experiencing our first major, summer heatwave. We aren’t used to temperatures above 90 degrees, especially in the Seattle area. So what’s the best thing to do to escape the heat? Why, drive to … Continue reading

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Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park

The warm temperatures of the past weekend prompted me to head over the mountains to an even warmer spot … the deserts of eastern WA. Along the way, it was interesting to pass through various topographies—from snowy mountain passes, frozen … Continue reading

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