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Lighthouse at Mukilteo

Mukilteo Light Station is a small lighthouse located (not surprisingly) in Mukilteo.  It sits in a small park right next to the ferry terminal for the crossing to Whidbey Island.  I had been wondering about checking out the park and … Continue reading

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Lime Kiln State Park

Further up the coast from Grandma’s Cove was Lime Kiln State Park.  The area used to be a hive of lime production – hence the name of the park – but now the focus was on the lovely shoreline and … Continue reading

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Pigeon Point Lighthouse

After my visit to see the elephant seals at Ano Nuevo, I was heading back up the coast towards Half Moon Bay. I was in a bit of a hurry as I needed to get back, get ready and check … Continue reading

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Point Bonita

Mum’s visit meant quite a few trips to places we have scoped out before. We headed to Point Bonita on one day to visit the lighthouse there. This time we knew about the timing so were there in plenty of … Continue reading

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Point Bonita Lighthouse

Go out to the end of the Marin Headlands and you reach Point Bonita.  At the very end of the land is a lighthouse to protect the rocky entrance to the Golden Gate itself.  I didn’t know this existed until … Continue reading

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Point Cabrillo Lighthouse

A lighthouse usually attracts the attention of tourists.  I’m not sure what it is about them that fascinates people so much but it works.  Point Cabrillo has a beautifully restored lighthouse that we took a look at.  It is about … Continue reading

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Kilauea Lighthouse

We repeated another part of the trip from last year when we went out to Kilauea lighthouse.  This is a peninsula which not only provides a good navigation reference but is also a great spot for watching some bird activities.  … Continue reading

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Evil Frigates

Early in our visit to Kauai, we paid a visit to the lighthouse and wildlife refuge at Kilauea Point.  We were there to see the lighthouse and the surrounding coast but the wildlife element was an interesting addition.  There were … Continue reading

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