One of the things we like the most about the Pacific Northwest are the funky street bands – the buskers. They’re everywhere that people gather from Pike Place Market in Seattle to these guys in Port Townsend on the eastern coast of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State.
One of the classic backpack trips into the Cascade Mountains of Washington is the hike over cascade Pass and then up to Sahale Glacier. The view over the rugged Cascade Mountains from the foot of the glacier is worth the sweat to get there.
While kayaking off the coast of Whidbey Island in Puget Sound north of Seattle a young seal pup swam up to examine us. After swimming around and under our kayaks he decided to jump aboard to rest awhile. No, it’s not a trained seal and we weren’t feeding him, just curious I guess.