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Today we left West Glacier in Montana and started heading towards Seattle, WA, which is about 550 miles away. With almost a 10 hour drive, we split this into 2 days and made it as far as Ellensburg, WA, a small town which is about 2 hours east of Seattle. Along the drive, we did see some smoke from the wildfires in Idaho.
Drove down to Mount Rainier with Fabi's friends (Mary, Roger & Michelle) and went up to view it in a cable car. Breathtaking views of this snow-capped mountain. Ate at restaurant at 9000 feet.
Could see Mount St Helens and Mount Baker (180 miles away) from up there. Drove onto hot, dry, agricultural Yakima. Toe now really in ...
We did a sleep over in Ellensburg. We arrived early and went to visit the little city. They were having a Jazz festival so there were many people downtown. The campground was next to a fast moving river. We made dinner at The Cottage and got a good nights sleep.
... day we headed out for the wineries, of which we had planned to see 4 but ended up adding a last minute one to the line up – and we were very glad that we did. This was the Cultura winery that produced the best red wines we had tasted all day and the owners were a really lovely couple too. Anyone heading to Washington needs to drop into this place and sample and buy some of their delicious wine.
The last winery we visited ...
... Valley where my dad and his wife, Lois, live. We drove through a wind farm at the top of the ridge, and as we passed to the west side of the ridge, we saw Mt. Rainier before us in all it's glory. As we drove further through the valley, we saw Mt. Adams and Mt. Stewart as well, all mountains in the Cascade chain.
We have had a pleasant afternoon and evening with my dad ...
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