Blogs from Yelm, Washington, United States, North America


North America » United States » Washington » Yelm May 22nd 2012

22nd may Washington DC day 13 After a very long snooze, Richard and I got up from the tiny, musty, non English speaking filled room of 8, gathered our standard tourist kit (camera, phone, sunglasses, video camcorder) and headed to get some grub. And of course it was again the hard choice between the ever famous McDonalds or subway. After a long discussion subway it was. Our subway experience was pretty average with nothing really to tell apart from that some American bloke didn't understand the words "yes I'm in here" or "this is taken" in a variety of different tones, pitches and volumes. You may have guessed, some guy got a good look at me mid wipe. Hazzar. Luckily for us, our hostel was within a 30minute walk of all the main touristy attractions. First ... read more

North America » United States » Washington » Yelm October 12th 2006

. For all those who were wondering about the 64 thousand dollar question from yesterday… We know, most of you weren’t, but just in case - there doesn’t seem to be any lasting damage to Carl’s knees… Just the scrapes and a few bruises! In this town where the annual rainfall is 175 inches, we considered ourselves lucky to wake up to a clear sky - perfect weather for visiting the rainforest?... Statistics Starting Destination: Forks, Washington Ending Destination: Yelm, Washington Ending Destination GPS: N: 46° 56.332’ W: 122° 35.885’ Elev: 308’ Miles Driven: 262.1 Distance Walked: 2 miles (3.2 km) Most Interesting Business Name: Hard Rain Café (left) The First Big Tree Our first destination for the day was the Hoh Rai... read more

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