Van Riper's Resort
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... now though, it was like a stinky Phish concert. We headed back to our cottage and saw that a "big" parade was going to start soon. Jie has never seen one so we hung around and walked downtown amongst our possible future post retirement neighbors...it was supposed to start at 11, but by a little after 12 it still didnt start so we had to move on. We went down to the Hoh Rainforest on this busiest day of the year, midday...parking was overflowed outside of ...
... Sombrio it was time to head back across the island to our accommodations in Duncan, but first we took a pit stop in Port Renfrew as my phone was dead meaning we were without GPS and there's no internet service out there on our phones (be warned if you venture out that way)! Thankfully there's not a whole lot of roads on the island so it's fairly easy to get around. We did get a glance of a Sombrio Beach celebrity, Barbara Oake, who lived on the beach in the 80's was coming out ...
... After a breakfast of blueberries and a banana, we headed west towards Neah Bay on the Makah Indian Nation. As we drive along the Strait of Juan de Fuca, we begin to get a sense of the vastness at the end of the continent.
An eagle sits perched atop a fir tree searching the coastline. We stop to photograph the Bullman Beach coastline. (see photo).
The 70 mile drive tortuously ...
Didn't travel far today but saw a lot. The ferry to Victoria, BC was at 12:45 PM so we had the morning open. We headed up to Hurricane Ridge. It was a rare day in Port Angeles: sunny and clearer skies. It is 17 miles from the ranger station to the top and it was a mere $5 per bike. The road surface was race track perfect but the edge of the road dropped off into the ...
... silver-back gorilla on patrol, guarding his beach from perhaps a hostile invader. We spent a good amount of time there relaxing, exploring, and improving on our skills in landscape photo composition. A lady in her 60s left her three brindle Deutscher Boxers with her husband in a thick winter coat and approached to greet us; she offered to take our group photo before moving southward towards the setting sun. I followed ...