aelder2259's Travel Blogs

Jan 01, 2011 – Oct 08, 2017
This blog will be a compilation of my travels around Washington State
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Jun 22, 2002 – Sep 30, 2017
I live in Seattle and love to share the sites and activities with visitors. I've lived all over the world, but no place will ev…
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Alaska Weekend Adventure
Sep 05, 2017
Four day trip to Alaska to photograph the northern lights.
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Mt. Baker
Sep 29, 2012 – Aug 29, 2016
Mt Baker is one of my favorite places in Washington state. I visit it at least once a year.
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Govan Schoolhouse & North Central WA
Aug 13, 2016
Weekend photo trip to explore abandoned towns/buildings in the north central part of the state of Washington.
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North Central Washington
Aug 13, 2016
These are places that are in the northern, central part of Washington state.
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Southwest Washington
Sep 19, 2015 – Jul 23, 2016
My last trip of the summer was a 540-mile loop that encompassed SW Washington state.
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Skagit Valley
Apr 11, 2016 – Jun 25, 2016
Photos from a trip to find heritage barns in the Skagit Valley
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Northern State Ghost Town
May 21, 2016
Photo tip to what was once a state mental hospital with a working farm.
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Apr 20, 2016 – May 18, 2016
I traveled around Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland during the anniversary of the Easter uprising.
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My Destination Dream List
Jan 30, 2016
This is my list of possible destinations and the approximate time I plan to visit them.
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Rodeo Weekend
May 24, 2013 – May 23, 2015
Memorial Day weekend getaway to Winthrop and the Methow Valley Rodeo.
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Jul 21, 2014 – Apr 03, 2015
My first trip to Hawaii will be to visit my son and his family on the island of Oahu.
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Dec 10, 2014 – Dec 16, 2014
In December 2014, I made an unexpected trip to PA to pick up a car I bought and drive it back to Seattle....during the winter w…
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Something to do in Oregon
Aug 22, 2014
This is not about a trip, but it could be...it's about an art gallery in Oregon that you might want to visit (so you can see my…
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Oregon Coast
Jul 25, 2014 – Jul 26, 2014
A quick weekend trip to the Oregon coast to photograph two specific things.
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Scenic Beach State Park
Jul 11, 2014 – Jul 12, 2014
I reserved a campsite in Oct. 2013 and got lucky....the date I picked to camp at Scenic Beach State Park was the weekend of the…
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Feb 03, 2014 – Jun 15, 2014
I like visiting countries that are an unusual choice for most American travelers. After watching two different episodes of Biza…
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Hot Air Balloon Festival
Mar 05, 2010 – Mar 08, 2014
Winthrop, WA's annual hot air balloon festival
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Victora, British Columbia, Canada
Feb 22, 2014 – Feb 23, 2014
My husband and I took the Victoria Clipper from Seattle to Victoria to celebrate my birthday.
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New England Cruise
Oct 03, 2013 – Oct 08, 2013
Sailing on Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas with port of calls in Portland & Bar Harbor, Maine, St. John, New Brunswick, …
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Take me to St. Louie, Louie, Take me to the fair...
May 10, 2013 – May 13, 2013
4-Day trip to St. Louis
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Coulee Corridor Weekend
Apr 05, 2013 – Apr 07, 2013
Photography trip with 8 others in Central Washington state.
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A Day of Birding
Oct 20, 2012
Trip to the George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary.
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Camping on Chuckanut Bay
Aug 24, 2012 – Aug 25, 2012
Short weekend camping trip to Larabee State Park
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Road Trip to Yellowstone
Sep 29, 2011 – Jul 28, 2012
I've been wanting to visit Yellowstone National park for years, but I never made any plans. I'm finally ready to do it, so I'm …
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Bahamas Cruise
Nov 28, 2011 – Dec 02, 2011
Four night cruise from Miami with ports in Nassau, Cococay, and Key West.
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Mount Baker Weekend
Oct 15, 2011
I spent the weekend near Baker Lake Dam with a group of Mountaineer friends.
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Im a Host Parent for some Chengdu Teens!
Jul 21, 2011 – Aug 09, 2011
19 days as a host family for two teen girls from Chengdu, China
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A Weekend at Spencer Spit
Jul 08, 2011 – Jul 09, 2011
Short weekend camping trip with friends to Lopez Island, WA.
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