Stormking Spa at Mt. Rainier
Travel Blogs from Ashford
... usually is. It was a major project in the 1930's to dam up the river for jobs and electricity. I took a shortcut to bypass Kebnewick on the Washington side of the river, past a massive ConAgra run corporate farm. In English were signs saying "no trespassing." The signs in Spanish said, "Entrada." Behind these irrigated farms in the sunniest of sunny places lies a treeless plateau called Horse Heaven because of the feral horses that once roamed the area, until ConAgra did away with ...
... walk around the backstreets and notice there is a lot of properties and land for sale we wander about three blocks to Packwood airport which is tiny on the return to the car we go in a shop that says it sells antiques and collectibles but it is a bit like a junk shop at home but it actually sells some interesting stuff and the owner,an elderly lady talks us through her shop,the local wildlife and tells us that the town is rapidly dying mainly because of the internet,an ...
... exited the Park and although we learned a lot about Mt. Rainier, we felt bad that we didn't actually see it. About half way home, we pulled over to change drivers and looked up and there was Mt. Rainier! Clouds were still below the summit, but the top of the mountain was peaking out of the clouds and made for a great picture! Now that's the way to end a day!!!
... in the west’ (as a passing local informed me), and old tenement buildings. The long tunnel into the city was also bizarre, with Willy Wonka-esque images flashing up as we drove through it...ghostly playing cards on the way, and the strangely sinister words ‘GOOD EVENING’ on the way back. For a while I was convinced I was hallucinating as nobody else seemed to give the images a second glance.
... July 16 Tuesday
Sad to leave Eatonville but needed to get back to Seattle for flight next day. Easy to imagine living in Eatonville – great community, lovely country, fantastic people and outstanding hospitality! The week was a brilliant holiday and we loved re-connecting with the Kings. Looking forward to hosting various family members & friends in Aus one day.
Uneventful drive to Seattle and overnight stay before flying to Hawaii via San Fransico next ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking