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Category Archives: Washington

A Scenic Drive on the North Cascades Highway- Photo Series

On our way home from our Alaska cruise, we decided to take the scenic route back to Edmonton. Well, it was more of a scenic detour since it wasn’t even close to the normal route we usually take home from Vancouver! Anyone who knows me is aware that I am a stickler for efficiency, and...

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Winthrop, Washington- An Afternoon in the Old West!

“Where are you heading today?” the border security agent asked as we prepared to enter Washington. “Winthrop,” Mike confidently replied. The agent’s next question was a little odd and caught us off guard. “Why would you want to go there?” he asked with a condescending tone that instantly made us feel silly. “Because it’s a...

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Photo of the Week: Diablo Lake, North Cascades Highway

Diablo Lake is just one of many beautiful stops along the North Cascades Highway in Washington, one of America’s most scenic drives. The lake is captivating, to say the least. The jade coloured waters are embraced by rocky mountains capped with glaciers. Diablo Lake’s beautiful colour can be attributed to glacial erosion. The surrounding glaciers...

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Photo of the Week: Elliott Bay Sunset, Seattle

This photo of Elliott Bay was taken from the observation deck of the Seattle Space Needle. The bustling waterfront was calming down for the evening as the setting sun cast a warm, golden glow over the bay. Not only did we get to enjoy this peaceful sunset, but the Space Needle offered great views of...

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Photo of the Week: Seattle Space Needle

I just love this unique view of Seattle’s Space Needle. I took this picture from inside the Glass House at the incredible Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit. Framing the Space Needle in this photo is a suspended 1,400-piece, 100-foot-long glass sculpture, created by artist Dale Chihuly. If you are ever in Seattle, I strongly recommend...

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