A Trip Around the Olympic Peninsula, Part I: Lake Crescent Lodge

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Last August my husband and I drove around the Olympic Peninsula over the course of three days. Our first stop (for coffee) was Lake Crescent Lodge, on the shores of pristine Lake Crescent. Here, you can stop for a meal, a beer, or coffee…or rent a room or a cabin, swim and hike, and attend seminars at Olympic Park Institute…

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This is the view you see off to the right (west)…

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Look to the mountains…view from the dock

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View of the lodge from the dock…

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Looking out over the water from inside the lodge…

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It’s a bit chilly on the porch today…

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Coffee break for D., gazing out the window we just looked through

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Another view of the lodge…

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Driving along Lake Crescent…

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On to Forks, where we stop for groceries (not here!!)…

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Driving through a clearcut…

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In sepia…

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Next stop: The Hoh Rain Forest

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