The Emerald City

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Aug 222011

After spending a number of consecutive nights out in the woods, we were ready to head back into society with the offer of a home cooked meal on the horizon.  Our journey miraculously collided with two fellow travelers as they also were briefly passing through Seattle, one of whom I’ve known since college.  Jake and Natalie were married last winter and have been travelling around Southeast Asia ever since. Continue reading »

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Vampire Country

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Aug 202011

Once we left Vancouver we dropped straight down the Washington Coast to Whidbey Island.  From there we hopped across to the Olympic Peninsula via a night time ferry ride.  Pretty cool being on a boat that big at night, however not being able to see the horizon doesn’t help with the sea sickness. Continue reading »

The North Cascades

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Aug 152011

We met Bob and Julie while camping in Yellowstone – they gave our car a jump early one morning.  We chatted a bit and after telling them about our trip, they extended an invitation to stay at their place in Coeur d’Alene if we passed through on our way West. Continue reading »