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Pacific Northwest and Beyond started as a local blog, then a travel blog, and now features both, along with a PNW and Puget Sound area events calendar, local routes, photography, and a shop — along with the occasional off-topic post.

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The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is a Blast !

Every August (with the exception of the pandemic, of course), brings the Edinburgh International Festival and, with it, the Fringe Festival. Here’s why we want to go back, if just for the Fringe.

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Ending and Beginnings

This is just a quick “blog news” post about what’s upcoming in 2023. I hope to post more updates in this spot in the future.

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This is a list in chronological order of what we’ve been adding to the website. It includes: blog posts, pnwwiki entries, events (and might include all occurrences of an event), routes, and photography galleries, and products. You can scroll through to browse more beneath the grid.

Poulsbo Viking Tour Bike Ride

Poulsbo Viking Tour Brew Fest

May 21, 2023 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm –

This beer festival is in conjunction with the Viking Tour bike ride and happens on the Sunday of Poulsbo Viking Fest weekend in May.

Poulsbo Viking Tour Bike Ride

Poulsbo Viking Tour

May 21, 2023 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm –

Poulsbo Viking Tour is an annual bike ride that happens the Sunday of Viking Fest weekend in May. Riders have the choice of three route lengths.

Scotland’s North Coast 500 and Edinburgh (In progress)

This is a route map page that’s in progress for our posts about taking a road trip around Scotland. Our adventure started in Edinburgh, so that’s where this map will start, even though that’s not part of the North Coast 500 route. We’ll be adding to it a bit at a time as we add more posts.

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Poulsbo Scout-O-Rama (Cub Scouts)

February 4, 2023 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm –

Poulsbo Cub Scout Pack 4571 is hosting this event which is open to the public and includes family fun and games for grades K-5, including a Pine Wood Derby, first aid, crafts, and more.

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Gearing up for the STP

I’m hoping to finally check off one of my bucket list goals this year: the Seattle to Portland bike ride. We’ll see! Here are some tips I’ve gathered from others about conquering this ride.

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