Ghost Town of Molson Washington

Name: Molson Class: Unknown GPS: Directions: Description: Molson was founded as a mining town in 1900 by George Meacham. Quickly died but homesteaders moved in and resurrected it. Town grew...

Ghost Town of Curlew Washington

Name: Curlew Class: D4 GPS: 48.883908, -118.599358 Directions: From Republic, Washington, head east on Highway 20. At 2.6 miles turn left onto Highway 21N. Take a right on Kettle Road...

Ghost Town of Bodie Washington

Name: Bodie Class: C1 GPS: 48.832908, -118.896841 Directions: From Wauconda Washington on Highway 20, head north on Toroda Creek Rd for 11.3 miles. Bodie was on the right side. Description:...

26th Dec 2013

Seattle versus Portland

A frequent question seen in many travel forums is something like “My company has locations in both Seattle and Portland. Which city should I move to?” The real answer to...

06th Dec 2013

Leavenworth Washington, "Little Bavaria"

There are simply fewer places in the Pacific Northwest cooler then Leavenworth Washington to travel to. The Alps-like scenery of the surrounding Cascade Mountains is ideal for the Bavarian themed...

13th Jun 2013

PT Boat Wreck – Dismal Nitch, Washington

PT Boat Wreck – Dismal Nitch, Washington I know nothing about this boat, or why it’s here. The best guess I have is that it was brought here to be...

28th Dec 2012

Maryhill Art Museum

With my new found appreciation of art, I decided to get a bit more educated about it back in August, 2012. So, we took a short trip from Portland up...

03rd Sep 2012

Fort Vancouver, End of the Oregon Trail

Fort Vancouver, End of the Oregon Trail In all of the Pacific Northwest, I can not think of a single site that has a more distinguished and important role in...

20th Feb 2012

Bellevue Washington Botanical Garden Christmas Lights

Bellevue Washington Botanical Garden Christmas Lights Until last December I had never been to the Bellevue Botanical Garden. Or even knew they existed. I came across mention of the garden...

14th Nov 2010

Flowers at Pike Place Market

Flowers at Pike Place Market Seattle’s Pike Place Market has been an institution for decades. It’s first day of shopping on August 17, 1907 saw 8 farmers, and over 10,000...

12th Oct 2010

Olympic Sunset

Olympic Sunset This Olympic Sunset was taken at the end of Summer in 2010. It is taken from Golden Gardens Park in Seattle Washington. The mountains in the background are...

22nd May 2010

USS Turner Joy

USS Turner Joy The USS Turner Joy was one of two United States Naval Destroyers involved in the Tonkin Gulf Incident. This incident caused the United State Congress to pass...

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