Travel Blogs from Vashon
... boats. Also, we will be looking for this golden ring, that makes you invisible, during our trip... we are told its near Mt Doom where we'll be camping.
Traveling New Zealand has been a lifetime dream for Kelley. What a better way to fulfill this than on our honeymoon!
Thank you to many of you helping us make this possible for us!
Kiwi's here we come!
... A basket of nice buns were placed on the table. When the steak arrived, it was delicious and cooked perfectly. When that was all done, the waiter came back with a selection of desserts (I had a chocolate bundt with a fruit sauce, Joan chose a blood orange sorbet). The only extra charge would be an alcoholic beverage. All in all, we're totally impressed with everything, (except that there's no internet) and are looking forward to our trip ahead. Sent from my ...
... topped off the week with an epic 14hr daytrip around the beautiful Olympic Penninsula. This included the World Heritage listed Hoh Rainforest, Olympic NP and the unfortunately more famous town of Forks. For those of you, like me, who aren't a teenage girl, this is where the Twilight series was set.
But now I had been in one place for almost a week, and it was time to unwind the miles and break out the tent. The US roadtrip was about to begin!
Vashon Island is a place that I visited yearly growing up for wrestling and probably monthly for work while working for King County. For the first time in my life, I went to this island for pleasure and not business. There couldn't have been a better time to visit here but during there annual Strawberry Festival. Claire and I took the ferry to Vashon Island from Tacoma. There is no bridge that connects the island with the mainland. It is a 40 minute ferry ...
My goddaughter, Patricia, lives in Seattle and came to our hotel to meet us for dinner. We had a great meal at McMenamin's Pub. It was nice to catch up with Patricia. I was having so much fun that I forgot to get a picture of us!
We visited Seattle a few years ago and I could go again. It's a pretty, vibrant city.