17
Jul
11

Wet Coast summer gallery

You might find some blue in these photos, but for the past week it’s been wet-wet-wet here on the left coast of Canada.  Not that we’re complaining.  There’s plenty to get up to when you’ve got relatives and old friends to catch up with,  new museums to visit, and a border to cross.  In a first for the little red-haired girl, we crossed the Canada-US border at Blaine, Washington on the way to an overnight in Seattle.  Whoa!  If you’re not travelling on a Canadian passport, be prepared for a lonnnng wait in a brand-new building that, no ma’am, does not have a public toilet.

But that’s another story.  For now, a few of the things we’ve been up to:

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5 Responses to “Wet Coast summer gallery”


  1. July 17, 2011 at 7:42 pm

    On behalf of decent Americans everywhere, my apologies for your stay in the building.

    Nice photos — it looks like you’re having an excellent vacation.

  2. July 22, 2011 at 2:27 pm

    Absolutely marvelous photos. The nature shots are stunning, of course, but I laughed at the Redneck wind chimes and smiled at the train.

    And I smiled again, at the strike-through of “little”. The red-haired girl is growing up, for true.


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