Thursday 27th, 2015
Toured VanDusen Botanical Garden, in Vancouver, then drove to
Deception Pass State Park, near Oak Harbor, WA. Dinner at a
Japanese steak house in Burlington, WA and that made me sick.
Connie as we crossed the pond at VanDuen Botanical
Garden. We spent a couple of hours hiking in the
Monkey Puzzle tree. Never saw anything like it.
See the close up of the branches on the right.
This is not a great photo, but we hiked about a mile to get
here and there were two steep hills up and down. It
was more of a hike than either of us thought we'd make, but
we just kept going and eventually got there. The photo
of the bridge below, was taken from this point.
This is the bridge at Deception Pass. Photo taken from
Lighthouse Point. And by the way, there is no
lighthouse at Lighthouse Point. I guess it would just
make a good location for a lighthouse. Connie was all
ramped up to see the lighthouse, but I warned her while we
were hiking that there might not be one.
This boat was in the bay when we walked back from Lighthouse
Point. It caught my eye because of the paint around
the port holes makes it look like a man-o-war... ready to
fire 6 cannons broadside. It was only when I was
able to look at the photo up close that I noticed the name -
|At the end of the day, my
pedometer app says we walked 4.29 miles
| Vacation Index
Saturday the 22nd
Sunday the 23rd