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Boats and Mountains

Taking any of the Washington State ferries provides with some interesting scenery.  Puget Sound is surrounded by large mountains so you can see something in most directions.  The other ferry plying our route passed us mid-way across the journey and … Continue reading

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Mount Shasta

The move from the Bay Area to the Seattle area involved a two day drive.  The first part of the drive north is pretty flat but, as you get further north, you get into the southern end of the Cascades … Continue reading

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Squaw Valley Aerial Tram

If you want to go the top of the mountains, you might as well travel in style.  An aerial tram (cable car for the Brits out there) runs from the center of the resort to the top of High Peak.  … Continue reading

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Top of the Resort

Ski resorts are great places in the summer because they have an available way to the top of the mountains to enjoy the view.   Mammoth Peak was no exception and a trip in the gondola too you via a mid … Continue reading

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Mt Diablo Summit

Having trekked along the trails on one side of Mt Diablo, we decided to finish the day off by heading to the summit. This time we took a more motorized form of transportation and drove up there. We passed many … Continue reading

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Mt Fuji

These pictures will never be anywhere other than my blog. However, as we rode the train from Tokyo to Toyohashi, we went along the coastline that takes you south around Mt Fuji. Possibly Japan’s most famous landmark, it really is … Continue reading

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Snowy Mountains

One thing I don’t seem to give up on is the hope of getting a good shot out of the window of an airliner.  My experience has been that it is hard to do.  The quality of the windows is … Continue reading

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