San Juan Island

Having just spent 2 perfect days on San Juan Island I am once again feeling grateful that I live so close to so many exquisite places. The landscape at the southern end of San Juan Island draws me in like a magnet. I spent one morning exploring American Camp and was delighted again and again by the beauty all around me!

I was hiking the meadows above the Strait of Juan de Fuca and decided to go down into this lovely deserted cove.

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Cove at American Camp with the Olympic Mountains across the Strait of Juan de Fuca

I walked the length and was taking pictures at the far end when I kept sensing someone or something. I looked behind me but saw nothing so I figured it was just the sound of the water. Then when I turned to go I looked up and behind me and there were 4 silhouettes staring down at me, like scouts out on reconnaissance surveying their territory. A delightful encounter indeed.

 

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“Guardians of the beach”, Columbian blacktail deer

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This entry was published on June 9, 2014 at 22:11. It’s filed under Coast, Nature, Pacific Northwest, Sky and clouds and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “San Juan Island

  1. I love this! The best surprise

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