Archive for the ‘Vacation’ Category

The first thing I wanted to tell you is this; Washington is a state of contradictions. I’ve heard this said before and nothing really explains the state more than this. Since the day I decided to actually share this northern route with you this was the primary thing I wanted to tell you.  Let’s see […]


North Cascades

28Aug07

Okay next bit… I’ll toss in a few interesting bits of information. First yesterday I had forgot to post this guy. This is located where we took the little hike at Gorge Creek Falls. Here is a quick shot of the tree canopy. Then we meandered up the highway up to Diablo Lake. This is […]


Quick History lesson; The Cascades are actually the first mountain range in Washington coming from the pacific ocean. This range sweeps down deep into California and all the way up into Alaska. Parts of it contain one of the few temperate rainforest’s in the whole world and the cascades actually represent the largest of all temperate rainforest’s. An interesting […]


…..okay lets see if we can put this natural oddity to bed Here are some photos I captured while in yellowstone. Later down the road I’ll talk a bit more about the Rocky Mountains. I’ve decided that might be a winter post because I want to contrast it with the mountain range that I live […]


a little bit like the first – however verbally not quite as windy as the first page. We actually stayed in a ski lodge, which was a nice change from the tourist traps, turns out that Big Sky Lodge is a very scenic 40 minute drive through the Gallatin National Forest into Yellowstone National Park. […]


If you visit Yellowstone you can see some really amazing local photos of the park. In my case I was just hiking and driving through, playing tourist for four days, so these photos can’t compete with the level of photography that exists in the local area. That being the case I thought maybe a few […]