Archive for August, 2009

Sand in the City (Olympia, Washington)

August 25th, 2009

Stopped by the Sand in the City event in Olympia on our way home. They have quite a nice farmer’s market there we found.

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Clatskanie-Cathlamet Ferry

August 25th, 2009

On our way home from the kite festival, my wife spotted a different route on the map back to I-5 and we decided to give it a try. We were expecting to cross another bridge between Washington and Oregon. We were quite surprised when we got to the end of the road on the Oregon side to see a couple of cars lined up and no bridge. The line of cars was waiting for the drive-on ferry! We’ve stumbled on the Wahkiakum ferry.

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North Head Lighthouse

August 25th, 2009

Went to Long Beach, WA for the Kite Festival this weekend. This is the North Head lighthouse at Camp Disappointment.

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Kite Festival @ Long Beach, Washington

August 25th, 2009

Finally found the time to check out the Kite Festival at Long Beach, Washington. We were able to book a room at Shelburne Inn, a nearby inn, at the last minute. We were just going to make it a day trip as I was unsuccessful at finding a room earlier. It was a quaint inn. The room was small and all three of us shared 1 king-size bed. We were able to get a good night sleep fortunately.

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