Somehow this seasonal road that connects the entrance to Mt. Rainier and Gifford Pinchot National Forest has stayed off my radar. What a shame, because it has quite a few surprises.
Where does a dead whale go? After death, if the carcass ends up on a beach, it plays an important role in its surrounding terrestrial ecosystem.
80 percent of animals sampled carried bacteria that were resistant to an antibiotic, and more than 50 percent carried bacteria that were resistant to multiple antibiotics.
The entire time we were photographing on the riverbed we could hear the whistles and shouts from a group on the bridge. We found out 3 kids had wandered off on their own and hadn’t been seen for the last half hour.
Despite the foulness riding the breeze from the south, curiosity kept us moving forward. We knew we had to be close to our target.
Legend has it that an outlaw called Dirty Thompson is responsible for building Stump House. It looks more like Bilbo Baggins abode.
Once again we were blessed with some outstanding weather and we had the bonus of watching the opening of Pacific Halibut and all the serious anglers heading out beyond James Island.
A visit to Lake Sylvia State Park and finding it’s unique waterfall is a good reminder that you don’t always need to travel great distances to find natural wonder and beauty.
Looking for a new adventure? Try taking a right instead of left sometime. In our case, we found a close, quaint little community that for practical purposes have been doing their best to hide from us.
What’s the saying about Murphy’s Law? Weather, tide….all was in our favor I was thinking what a great day, that's when Murphy's Law kicked in.