The Orca Inn
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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This morning we hopped on the inter-island ferry, headed to Orcas Island. We knew we were going to the Lambiel Museum and the Glenwood Springs Salmon Restoration Hatchery. We had heard very little about both- other than "It's impossible to describe the museum" and “It’s so much more than a hatchery.” Both statements were very true.
It will also be impossible for me to describe the Lambiel Museum, ...
... the winery was decent and provided us with a fun sipping white for the hot tub at the inn.
But really the importance of today is that this is the first time, EVER, that all of the progeny of Grandpa John (Zach's dad) are under one roof. And so far it has been kind of wonderful. The kids are bonding, the grown ups are laughing, and even the baby smiled at most of the family members she met for the first time today. I call that a success.
... more than you'd guess or we would like. Speaking of plans, going out into the ocean on a boat is different than heading out on the freeway in the car. We have to pay close attention and adjust our plans based on the weather.
We've been having beautiful sunny weather for weeks, which is great. Unfortunately with that sunny weather comes big winds blowing into the straits. The first hurdle for our trip is to get out the straits to the ...
... He said to go upstairs to check in - even though we were already checked in. We went upstairs like he said but had no idea where to go. We asked two other people befor we found one who pointed us in the right direction. If you've never been to Vancouver Airport before - let me tell you, it's huge and I think we saw most of it in the hour we were there.
We found our next security check and walked for what seemed miles to get to our gate. They had just started loading the ...
... the ship in time for work.
As this was the last night of this contract on the Westerdam, I was packing and getting ready to leave to the next morning from Seattle. It’s always a bit of a drama with lots of things to get done and lots of offices you have to go and visit for various checking out processes. And somehow, my luggage has doubled in weight since I left home. I got myself ready and packed completely so I could just enjoy my ...