Heading South on Highway 101

We left Port Townsend and headed south on Highway 101, making our way to a family cabin just south of Brinnon, Washington, along Hood Canal. Above are two images of Hood Canal and one of our son, Ian, cleaning off the roof of he cabin. I usually have the roof duty, but this Spring I didn’t make it up for cleaning, etc. The cabin is surrounded by tall evergreens.

Safe travels from the Mothership

docked in rainy Seattle!!

Lake Crescent

 

Lake Crescent. The image with the kayaks near the lake is from the opposite side of the lake where we stayed. The other three images are from the shore of the lake where ew stayed one night. Our grandson, Elliott, is featured in one of those photos.

Very scenic area. The clouds would pass over the lake as you see. I think I have one more image of the cloud formations that I will post next time.

 

Photo credits: Ian King took the three images on his iPhone 5 and my photo has my watermark.

Ferns

The tallest ferns I have ever seen were in the Hoh Rainforest. Groves of 6′-8′ ferns, as a couple of these images show, are just amazing to see.

On to Lake Crescent in the next post ( I think).

Safe travels

from the Mothership

docked in

still very smoky Seattle!

Hoh Rainforest

Moss dripping from large trees and huge ferns on the forest floor. There was a nice hike from the Rangers Station to the Hoh River. We arrived in the mid morning time frame and there was already quite a few people parked and hiking the trail; people from all over the world. As we left around 2:00pm there was a lineup of vehicles, at least 60, waiting to get into the park.

It’s a pretty amazing place and well worth your time to drive 16 miles from Highway 101, on a very winding road, to reach the this National Park.

Images of the Hoh River in the next installment.

Safe travels

from the Mothership

docked in Seattle!