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Book Review: A River Lost

A River Lost Harden, Blaine W.W. Norton, 1996 This book is a general overview of the state of the Columbia in the mid 1990’s from the various vantages of river users which does a fairly good job of presenting the … Continue reading

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Wandering the West – Part 6: Down the Oregon Coast

Following lunch in Seattle I was very tempted to take the ferry to Bremerton and stop off in Olympic National Park for the night. As tempting as it was, I decided that since I had already extensively explored the Washington … Continue reading

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Seattle Soundings – Nisqually NWR

I-5 takes a brief scenic interlude between Olympia and Tacoma as it crosses the Nisqually river. Although not overly well marked while travelling on the Interstate, taking exit 114 exit comes as close as possible to a direct connection with … Continue reading

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Day Trips from Tokyo – Hiking Mt. Mutsuishi

Today dawned with a perfect hiking outlook so I decided to venture off to Oku-tama and see how well the trails had fared through the winter and early spring. With notably more sunlight to play with than in the autumn … Continue reading

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Seeing Japan from the slow train – part 7: Takayama to Shinagawa

There are three main ways to get from Takayama to Tokyo on the local trains: backtrack to the north along the route I had previously travelled, backtrack part of the way and then take another valley to the east and … Continue reading

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