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Tranquility By the Shore

The walk along the beach in Deception Pass State Park starts out in amongst a lot of people.  The West Beach near the parking lot had a lot of people enjoying themselves while we were there.  However, they didn’t want … Continue reading

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Beaches in the Mist

The moisture in the air along the Oregon coast can catch you out at times.  On one drive south out of Yachats we rounded a bend in the road where we looked down from quite a height along the beaches … Continue reading

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Yaquina Head Lighthouse

Yaquina Head got two visits from us during our stay in Oregon.  We were in Newport on one of our early days and headed up to see it.  Shortly after paying to get in to the park, the rain started … Continue reading

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Inquisitive Sealion at the Beach

The shores of Puget Sound provide plenty of places to explore.  One of these was a beach in Shoreline, a town that is quite appropriately named.  I was actually about to head back to the car when this event occurred.  … Continue reading

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Sutro Heights

A weekend day had us over in San Francisco having a mooch around some places we haven’t visited before.  I had been reading something online about Sutro Heights and wanted to check the place out.  This is an overlook up … Continue reading

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Sunset on Big Island

Gratuitous sunset shots are not usually my thing.  However, where we were staying on Big Island provided a great place to watch the sun go down.  It was easy to have the sun go down in line with a little … Continue reading

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The Secret Beach

Being lucky is so cool.  I don’t know how many excellent opportunities I have missed without realizing it (that’s the benefit of not realizing it), but I have been fortunate to stumble into some good stuff.  We were driving down … Continue reading

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Turtles at Rest

The reef by our hotel was home to some green turtles.  They seemed to have developed a good schedule.  Morning was feeding time.  They would go out on the reef and spend their time nibbling away at the plant life … Continue reading

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Donner Lake

I posted photos of Donner Lake a while back as I was traversing the Sierras en route to Reno.  This time we got a lot longer to look around.  We did stop at the overlook on the interstate but then … Continue reading

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Elephant Seals

For the last two years I have been to Ano Nuevo for the sunrise photo tour amongst the elephant seals. This year I decided I didn’t need to get there before the sun came up. However, Nancy was interested in … Continue reading

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