Category Archives: Travel

Western U.S. Loop: Sequoia to Kingman

Travel Date: September 26, 2018 This would prove to be our longest travel day of the trip. After breakfast we packed up at John Muir Lodge in Kings Canyon and crossed over into the adjacent Sequoia National Park, then down … Continue reading

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Western U.S. Loop: King’s Canyon

Visit Date: September 25, 2018 Although it was sad to leave Kate and Don’s home, I had those waffles under my belt and were off to our next stop – King’s Canyon National Park – which is four or fives … Continue reading

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Western US Loop: Yosemite

Travel Dates: September 22-23, 2018 Yosemite! Wow! Even though I grew up in California this was my first visit to this beautiful National Park. Carla has two pairs of friends from high school who have places up in the mountains … Continue reading

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Western US Loop. Days 1&2

Travel Dates: September 20-21, 2018 Carla’s sister retired from teaching last June so we wanted to take her out on a road trip with us at the beginning of the school year so she could get a taste of retirement … Continue reading

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Columbia Gorge 2.2: Where’d All The Trains Go?

Pictures Date: September 2, 2018 After a restful night in The Dalles I was ready to head out on my second day chasing trains. I was determined to get out east of  Maryhill, Washington. It is a loooong way out … Continue reading

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Columbia Gorge 2.1: So Many Trains

Pictures Date: September 1, 2018 On my first train-hunting trip in early August I came away with photos of only one train; so it was only a matter of time before I tried my luck again. My wife headed out … Continue reading

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Maine Clam Boil at Hood Canal

Date of Visit: August 25, 2018 Most of the smoke from the day before was gone so we decided to stay rather than head home. Good thing! Our hostess had a great treat on the menu for us – a … Continue reading

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