Travel Blogs from Ashford
Heute steht der Mt. St. Helens auf dem Programm. Ein Vulkan der vor gut drei Jahrzehnten ausgebrochen ist bzw. sich eine Seite des Kraters weggesprengt hat. Supermildes Wetter (wir hatten bereits mit dem Einsatz von Zipfelmütze und Co. gerechnet) dafür auch superwindig im obersten Teil (Johnston Ridge Observatory).
Der Mt. St. Helens und …
... playing together more than at home and are connecting. They're talking to each other and laughing at each other's jokes. It's good to see because previously Andrew would barricade Ana out of his room. Upon leaving camp we headed to the Country Store in Huntington. Last night we dodged loose cattle on the dark road in search of ice, but all we found was closed stores. The store had good prices and tons if fishing hear . It reminded me if the places you'd find in Northern ...
Sunday 8th June
Got up and had breakfast in the cabin with glorious weather outside once more set off up to Mount Rainier National Park and just inside the Stevens Canyon entrance we go to the Grove of the Patriarchs parking lot and went on the 1.5 mile round trip trail which is fantastic and meanders through Spruce Cedar and Douglas Fir trees the fallen trees and the evolution of the forest is fascinating.A little further on we come to a ...
... through Seattle and got a run down of Several great rides . . . I grabbed my map and we hilited the routes.
I picked a point and found a McDonald's which is my standard evening ritual. I order a $1 pop and use their free wi-fi and look up hotels and booked one 30 miles from where I was. I was driving thru a nice suburban area and crested a hill and saw Mount Ranier . . . Awesome!
I found my hotel which ...
... one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, because of its large amount of glacial ice that could potentially produce massive mudslides that would threaten the whole valley below.
All of that was great, but again, the clouds had come in and covered the peak. We couldn't see anything outside the Visitor's Center so we ...
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