Category Archives: United States of America

The road to Salt Lake City

We headed out to Salt Lake City in Utah from Seattle, it is approximately 900 miles and the road takes you through Washington, Oregon, Idaho and into Utah. Seattle is an amazing city and its location between the Cascade Mountains and the Pacific Ocean create a rainforest environment. Our first stop on the way was […]

Spooked in Seattle

In eager anticipation, we await the start of our Spooked in Seattle tour. Joined by our dear friend Jim, and a small group of people we gather outside the Ye Olde Curiosity Shop on the Central Waterfront of Seattle. The weather is sunny with a chill breeze that rattles the old signboard outside the shop, […]

Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire

Thundering rain clouds and wet grass greet the cold morning. At the crack of dawn, getting into the car I set the GPS to Apple maps, Marius highly upset insist that I use Google maps because the “Apple maps” according to him navigate like me. Our destination, Bonney Lake which is situated in Pierce County. […]

A land before time

“You think a man can destroy the planet? What intoxicating vanity. Let me tell you about our planet. Earth is four-and-a-half-billion-years-old. There’s been life on it for nearly that long, 3.8 billion years. Bacteria first; later the first multicellular life, then the first complex creatures in the sea, on the land.” Jurassic Park by Michael […]

Trees of Amazement

We have all seen forests and rainforests, been in the jungles in Thailand and the Congo but nothing could prepare us for the Redwoods. An off-road trail leads into the Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, the trail meanders among colossal redwoods thriving in the rich soils of the Smith River floodplain. The redwood trees are […]