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... along the Hood Canal for an hour or so.
Yes, the first part of the westward trip this morning through Oregon, and the northward parts of this afternoon's travel along the I5 were not particularly interesting, but the Columbia River Gorge and the Hood Canal portions made it more than worth it.
I had no idea how stunning and beautiful the Columbia River Gorge was going to be. There were many "that's fuddleduddletastic" ...
... local entrepreneur in 1925 felt that Port Angeles could .become much more successful seaport and successful town if it had more power so he built a dam across the Elwha and another nearby river. This dam was constructed in a very narrow canyon that the river flows through. While this did spur the economy it also destroyed the salmon spawning in the river. In 1998 Congress passed a reclamation act that permitted the dam to be taken down. This was completed ...
... wishing us a farewell with hugs all around!!
We were jolted back to reality with a phone call from our driver “Pete” from Rocket Transportation, letting us know that he was waiting in the shuttle parking lot on the pier to “take us home”. Since so many folks had departed in Vancouver, there was hardly a soul waiting at the gangway so we were encouraged to “leave”! Happy smiles and hugs from our Cruise ...
... and are by no means cute and cuddly. Some can carry diseases too. We actually learned, via a sign at the other end of the trail, that a deer's hooves can be sharp and scratch and cut you. Thankfully, the tourist too close to the deer only got some pictures and walked away unharmed. The deer eventually left the trail, allowing us to continue on our way. We walked past the very fortunate tourist whose only question to us was, "did you get ...
Today it was off to the Goldstream Fish Hatchery with Jim, who volunteers there every Friday morning. We got to feed the baby Coho salmon and I got to help trim the adipose fins of 1200 of them. This is to help distinguish between hatchery salmon and wild salmon after they are ...
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