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May 5, 2009 - Our Puget Sound Sightseeing Pix

Pictures 1-5 are the views of Port Gamble, it is the northern most point on Kitsap Peninsula. It looks out over the east entrance to the Strait of Juan Du Fuca. The entire town is registered in the National Historic Register. It was a cold and windy day when we went. Pictures 6-7 are the only downtown Seattle pictures I took. We went the the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic site and I forgot to take pictures there! Pictures 8-14 are of the Port of Manchester views. This is the town closest to the state park we were at. It is straight...

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Apr 27, 2009 - Finishing up at Manchester State Park on Puget Sound

Well our time at Manchester is drawing to a close. We have spent the last 2 months helping with spring cleaning work around the park, being camploop hosts to the busy loop on the weekends, and Kevin was kept busy maintaining or fixing the equipment. Custer finally got his own volunteer vest. We had beautiful spring weather after the rains stopped. As you can see by the pictures some beautiful spring blooms came out. This park is an historical park, it used to be a Coastal Artillary Army Post so some of the structure shells still exist. We...

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Mar 16, 2009 - The end of our stay at Seaquest and moving to Manchester

Feburary ended pretty nice at Seaquest. We moved from the camploop to the yurt village in Mid-February to be the "yurt hosts" as the yurts were going to be busy thru the end of the month. Our site was across from the "yurt village," and we were now considered the yurt hosts. The yurts were going to be busy the rest of Feburary and the Park Manager wanted us closer so yurt guests had better access to a host. A yurt is a round tent with cabin like features. Each day we had a pair of black tail deer come grazing into the playfield. They...

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