Pebble Cove Farm
Travel Blogs from Orcas Island
... to Sucia Island, an odd sandstone island with all sorts of neat coves. We cruised around, saw plenty of seals, birds, and porpoises, and tested the boat's response in rough waters.... luckily it was pretty good.
Then it was back to the homestead for final packing and crab cakes using last night's leftovers! Tomorrow morning we pack up the car and get moving!!! We've had a fantastic time here on Orcas Island, but I'm excited to get on the road. Next stop: Olympic Peninsula!
... that went through Denver. Well, I thought, we're not doing that. Put us on the next direct flight (which, it turned out would get us in BEFORE the flight going through Denver even though it would leave 2 hrs after the Denver flight. We can do this, I thought. We'll just relax at the United Club. Off we go, then THAT flight is delayed....but just an hour or so (or so they thought). So it's now 8pm and we've been at ...
... at their showers. We decided to treat ourselves to a stay at a hotel to celebrate our two week anniversary on the road. We got a room with a shared bathroom - which we had to ourselves. Nice to be in out of the rain. We charged all our electronics and used some internet and downloaded photos.
The next day we headed back to Moran State Park. We drove to the highest point on the island - Mt. Constitution. Had a ...
... Reisling wine and my book, The Devil Colony by James Rollings.
When they got back at 4:30 we all had beverages. I made supper of creamed chicken on cornbread. After supper we played Mexican Train Dominoes and then packed what we could for the trip back to ...
... pods of orcas, killer whales, were moving north along the San Juan shore, right into our path. That is about 100 whales all together. By the time we got there the first two whales were on their way toward us which was about 10 miles closer than when we started out. The fog had pretty much lifted by this time. We spotted their spouts and flukes (top fins) as they came up for air. They were moving pretty quickly. They ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed