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Camping On Orcas Island (and Other Things to Do While You’re There) 0 (0)

Orcas Island is the largest of the San Juan Islands — and a great place to camp. Here’s a brief post about camping spots on the island and a few other things to do while you’re there as well!

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Finding Wintering Trumpter Swans in Northwest Washington State 0 (0)

Every winter trumpeter swans from Alaska and northern British Columbia migrate to the Pacific Northwest. Here’s a bit more informaiton on these, the heaviest of flying bird, and where to find them in western Washington State.

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Photo of Seattle from Kerry Hilll

14 Unique Things to do in Seattle That Every Seattleite Should Know About 0 (0)

Author Ana de Guzman from Redfin asked some Seattleites (including me) about some of their favorite interesting and offbeat things to do in Seattle. Here are some suggestions they offered.

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Railrioad Bridge Olympic Discovery Trail Sequim to Port Angeles

Riding the Olympic Discovery Trail Sequim to Port Angeles (River and Prairie Section) 0 (0)

The Olympic Discovery Trail is a trail running through the Olympic Peninsula from Port Townsend to the Pacific Ocean. This is the first of several posts exploring different sections of the trail, mostly from a cycling perspective.

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Outdoor Shakespeare (and other outdoor performances) Near Puget Sound 5 (1)

We love Shakespeare in the Park and other outdoor theater performances! Pack a picnic and a blanket and sit in the sun (or in some cases under the stars). While many performances have been canceled for 2021, some are resuming. Here are the ones of which we are currently aware.

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Snoqualmie Bike Ride: Remlinger and Back 0 (0)

I cycled this route years ago, and intended to write about it at that time.

A few things may have changed since then, but it remains a good cycling route with a good stop at Remlinger Farms at the mid-point (when they reopen),

This route is also my first go-round with adding route sharing capacity. If you have a route you’d like to share with readers, you can do it!

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Matterhorn at Seattle Center Fun Forest Circa 1970

Seattle as it Will Never Be: Remembering Pompeii on Eliott Bay…and the Fun Forest 0 (0)

This “Seattle Vintage” post is husband’s recollection of a funny short film from the 1970s which followed archaeologists excavating the remains of the ancient city of Seattle after an eruption of Mount Rainier.

This is mixed in with my own memories of the now-long-gone Seattle Center Fun Forest.

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