Welcome to Sunrise August 2nd 2011 Today was another day for exploring Mount Rainier National Park.
First, I headed for the hot springs.
Ohanapecosh Campground is very close to a set of hot springs, which were used as a health resort a hundred years ago.
The short trail reaches an open grassy area with hot water running through it.
The sides of the little stream were covered in colored heat loving bacteria, familiar from Yellow ... read more
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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