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Today was full of excursions. We spent the day exploring the south part of San Juan Island, and the town of Friday Harbor.
Our first field trip today was to the Pelindaba Lavender Farm. Steven, the owner / operator told us the story of how he came to grow lavender on San Juan Island. When he purchased the land he knew he wanted a space to walk, explore and enjoy. He also knew he wanted to grow something no one ...
... to 'war' in 1859-1872 over the death of a pig and who owned the territory - it all ended amicably in the end with America getting the territory. We also saw the Alpaca Farm, plenty of deers, Roche Harbour and then drove back down the east side back to Friday Harbour and our room. We all (4) squeezed into the bed and actually had a pretty good nights sleep!
... best in town. Manuel has an Italian Fish medley Stew. My burger was delicious, so good and so big. Manuel helped me with some and still I left almost half on the plate. It really was one of the best burgers I have eaten. I also have their world famous Sangria, delicious, Manuel has their Shark Bite Ceasar drink, like a Bloody Mary, also delicious. We had a good time but its getting late and we left Chuckie in the truck. We head back to the hotel for a good nights sleep, we need ...
... and see a bit more of what they do there. I’m sure as an ex NSRI coxswain and Station Commander I would have been made welcome.
We left the Astoria Maritime Museum and headed up and over the huge truss bridge over the Columbia to the Washington shore. It was undergoing some routine maintenance at the time so traffic was restricted on the bridge to one lane for a part of the way. It sure is an impressive bit of
Once over the bridge ...
... something I've not wanted to admit for a while, but I couldn't really ignore it. Thankfully when I returned to the hotel after the brief reception, Edward Skyped me from Australia, heard me out, and made me feel much better. Very appreciative, I am.
So, on the note of people having different paths and priorities, it only just hit me as I was riding an escalator here in the Victoria airport (I've a good few hours to kill until my 11:50p flight) that I'm ...