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1359-Beer

Found two great beers on this trip that I will search out when I get home. In Port Angeles I found Mac & Jacks African Lager and in Quesnel I found Antler horny beer. Both were yummy after several hundred [...]

June 14, 2016 Alaska Ride, Motorcycle Trips

1357-Quesnel, BC

Rode from Pemberton to Quesnel which is really close to Prince George. Tomorrow I make the left turn and god towards the west coast and Alaska. The first two hours were on a two-lane very narrow twisty turny road with [...]

June 13, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1356-Butchart Gardens – Victoria, BC

The Butchart Gardens 20 miles outside Victoria, BC are one of the most beautiful gardens and landscaping I have seen. The peacefulness of many of the settings are worth the journey to experience. I spent the afternoon slowly walking the [...]

June 13, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1355-Pemberton, BC

Left Victoria this AM and rode two hours to Nanaimo where I caught the ferry to North Vancouver and the Trans-Canadian Highway north. This was an easy ferry ride compared to the one from Port Angeles to Victoria. This ride, [...]

June 12, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1353-Kokopelli Grill – Port Angeles, WA

I happened upon one of the best foodie experiences I have had in a long long time – in Port Angeles, WA of all places. This locally sourced, organic, with fresh sustainable seafood with a southwestern touch gave me a [...]

June 12, 2016 Alaska Ride, Motorcycle Trips, Seattle

1352-Port Angeles, WA

Ended up in Port Angeles this evening after a long ride through the Olympic National Forest to see the coast line and avoid Seattle. There is no reason to ever go to Port Angeles except to jump to Victoria, BC. [...]

June 12, 2016 Alaska Ride, Motorcycle Trips, Seattle

1350-Olympia, WA

Olympia was a great stop on my way to the wild Northwest. I stayed a couple of night with my friends Mike and Linda Dexter. Mike and I go back to my musical director days at the Queen Mary in [...]

June 11, 2016 Alaska Ride, Motorcycle Trips, Seattle

1349-Bonneville Dam – Columbia Gorge, OR

he Bonneville Dam and locks across the Columbia River were first built in 1896 to allow shipping the bypass the Cascades Rapids. A small power generating plant was built in the 1920. During WWII, the dam was expanded to produce [...]

June 8, 2016 Alaska Ride, Motorcycle Trips, Oregon

1348-Inernational Space Station

Trout Lake, OR is in the middle of the forest and there is no light pollution at night from street lights or another city. It’s totally black. The night sky was one of the rare experiences a city boy can [...]

June 8, 2016 Alaska Ride, Motorcycle Trips, Oregon

1347-Pacific Crest Trail – Mt. Adams, OR

The Pacific Crest Trail is a hikers dream of navigating the entire west coast from Mexico to Canada along a wilderness trail spanning 2,650 miles. Doug and I hiked a very small portion of the trail and were some of [...]

June 8, 2016 Alaska Ride, Motorcycle Trips, Oregon