Archives for category: Maritime Culture

Local history:

Cape Meares Lighthouse




Port Townsend



Point Partridge


If you spend time around the local beaches, you can witness a bit of the local and international maritime culture.

The photo above was taken at Rosario Beach during happier times.

In the news:

July 10, 2020 KING 5 News video:

Victoria Clipper suspends service until next April

“British Columbia decided to extend the 14-day self-isolation period upon entry, and extend that through the end of August, and that made having a season for us untenable,” Gudgel said.


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South of Point Wilson Light


A view from the Ebey’s Landing Bluff Trail.

Local info here:

Two Bluff Trails





Fishing boat above: M.V. Estevan

Albacore Tuna info here.

Merchant Vessel above: DESERT MOON



An early start from Whidbey Island gets us to the busy seaport town of Astoria in time for lunch.

Heavy lifters moving through:

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2_o Duna info here.

DSC_0182 A view from from the Bluff Trail