Tag: Port Townsend

Whidbey Island
Port Townsend

Cruising Whidbey Island

Stepping on to Whidbey Island is to follow in the steps of Capt. Vancouver and Lt. Puget. The island itself is named after the Sailing Master Joseph Whidbey.

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Fort Worden

Super Full Moon On New Years

Having just returned from Vancouver we were feeling the need to get back outdoors for our next holiday; New Years. As such we hooked up the

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Port Townsend
Port Townsend

Port Townsend

The small community of Port Townsend has a feel and vibe all its own, but in many ways in reminds me of New Orleans; almost

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A Little Hanging in Port Townsend

In 1873 Joseph fleeing his crime of double murder of the Dwyer couple on the island of San Juan in the US came seeking refuge with relatives. Eventually, authorities arrived and carted him back to Port Townsend to stand trial. He was found guilty and sentenced to hang.

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Paddles for Peddles

I consider myself extremely lucky in that not only does my wife support my passion for getting outdoors in a kayak, but actually participates with me on most occasions. So when Theresa suggested that for this year’s anniversary we try something different, like trading our paddles for bike peddles, I felt I needed to be as equally supportive regardless of my hesitation.

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