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Can You Find Yourself in North Vancouver?

Standing on the shore in Vancouver on a sunny Sunday afternoon provided a great view of North Vancouver. Plenty of boats were making their way across the bay including some large ones which proved a little problematic for this task. … Continue reading

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Big Boat in Anacortes

We took a ferry from Anacortes as part of our vacation.  We had some time in hand so stopped for lunch in the town and then took a wander around afterwards.  The center of town is right near the shipyards … Continue reading

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Otters and Beavers

A trip to the northwest may involve seeing plenty of wildlife but the Otters and Beavers that I was most excited about where slightly different.  These came from the stable of deHavilland Canada.  More importantly, they were on floats.  The … Continue reading

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Above Cowes

A large part of my childhood was spent in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. During our visit, I got some time to fly around the Island with Pete in his Piper Arrow. While I did get some stick time, … Continue reading

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Sunbathing Seals

The mud flats of Elkhorn Slough are a popular haunt for harbor seals. Relatively easily distinguished from sea lions, these guys seemed to really enjoy just lying out on the flats and sunning themselves. I imagine there are times of … Continue reading

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Sea Lion Pile Up

Relaxing with our lunch near the harbor entrance at Moss Landing, the noisiest thing we could hear (apart from the foghorn on the entrance markers) was the sound of sea lions.  There was a steady stream of their barking so … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Harbour (It’s a British Harbor so the spelling is right)

Pete and I continued our flying excursion with a trip to Portsmouth.  We wanted to take a look at the forts out in the Solent since one of them would be part of our fun the following day.  However, we … Continue reading

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Cowes – Where I Used to Live

More of our Isle of Wight flying here.  Just a short highlight of a place I spent a lot of my childhood.  Cowes is the place I lived and went to school for a number of years.  We lived in … Continue reading

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Another Sunset

I may have already talked about Kauai sunsets and sunrises.  However, a quick one to add here.  We took the boat trip up the Na’Pali coast and, when we got back to Hanalei Harbor, we were getting ready to get … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor

We didn’t spend a lot of time on Oahu but there were a couple of things we wanted to do while we were there.  One of those was making a visit to the USS Arizona memorial at Pearl Harbor.  Since … Continue reading

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