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Modified 5-Mar-12
Created 5-Mar-12
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Aug 25-26, 2007 Ravi and Sankara goto the Olympic Peninsula at the extreme north-west corner of the US, a place known for its diverse climatic conditions, that includes the stormy pacific ocean, heavy dew and snow factor and lots of sunshine that leads to pristine beaches, rich & dense temperate rain forests and mountains with glaciers. Keynotes were a ferry ride from Edmonds to Kingston, camping at Lake Crescent, hike on Rialto beach to arches and sea stacks, a hike through the Hoh rain forest (a temperate rain forest known for its rich vegetation and record-breaking tree sizes) and shooting sunset at Ruby Beach. Other activities included having lunch at at the archaic Port Townsend, a drive to Hurricane Ridge, at 5,242 feet that offers views of Mount Olympus, glaciers and wilderness, spotting some black-tailed deer in sub-alpine meadows and a drive to Sol-Doc hot sulfur springs. Covered over 700 miles in under 2 days across terrain that is one of its kind in the whole world!
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Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:North America
Subcategory Detail:United States of America
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