“There’s no dry day in the forecast after Friday,” warns a meteorologist. Seattle has had 140 rainy days since Oct. 1 — blowing past the previous record with more rain to come before the month is over. – Seattle Times Friday April 20, 2017
As I am sitting here in front of the window waiting for the record-breaking rains to arrive, here’s a look at the spring blossoms at the Washington Park Arboretum Continue reading “Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle”
When it comes to spring blossom viewing in the Seattle area, everybody knows about Washington Park Arboretum and the Quad.
Continue reading “Kubota Garden, Seattle”
The third day of our Lords of the Arctic program, we went back on wheels.
In merely two days, more bears had arrived in the area. Continue reading “Lords of the Arctic – Day 3”
Did you know that, just an hour drive south of Seattle there is a National Wildlife Refuge? It is one of my favorite places to visit all year round.
Upon entering the refuge you are first greeted with a duck pond. Continue reading “Nisqually Wildlife Refuge”
After a productive morning with ample bear sightings, we stopped by the bay for a quick picnic lunch.
Outside, the temperature was -17°C . Continue reading “Lords of the Arctic”
We’ve been out on the tundra for almost an hour…
So far no bears… Continue reading “Did I See a Polar Bear?”
Elliott Bay Trail is a short walking/biking trail, twenty-minute walk from the touristy Pike Place Market. It is ideal for visitors of the Seattle area who wish to enjoy a great view without the crowd.
The trail starts from the Olympic Sculpture Park, goes through Myrtle Edwards and Centennial Park. There are interesting Pacific Northwest artifacts along the trail , such as a totem pole Continue reading “Elliott Bay Trail, Seattle”
A tinge of fall color at Gold Creek Pond in between the rains.
Continue reading “Reflection”
It was once again 23:00 Greenland time
we were out on the water Continue reading “Midnight Kayak”
I woke up at four in the morning, lying in bed listening to the sound of my surroundings. At first, it was total silence – then birds chirping, gentle waves brushing the shore, and…glacier rumbling in the distance…
Was there another calving? I got up and rushed to the window… Continue reading “Hike to the Delta”