The Great Mountain August 1st 2011 Driving Mount Rainier
Today I explore Mount Rainier in earnest.
My first order of business is to find a campsite.
With everything going on, I forgot to get reservations for tonight.
I have to take a chance with getting one of the first come sites, and that means getting there early.
The first sight I saw today is the bridge over the Nisqually from yesterday.
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North America » United States » Washington » Mt Rainier Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
When I travel, I love the great outdoors, modern art, historical sites, good food, classic roadside attractions, and long drives in a convertible. Preferably all at once. The nickname is a tribute to a wise traveller in the Hitch-hikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, who proved that all you really need to cross the galaxy (and beyond) is a towel.
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