Picnic in the Hoh Rain Forest


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As promised I’d start posting more often again and since I took my trip to Washington about 1,5 month ago, I thought that it would be good to post my last article about it today. As you guys remember from previous post, the Olympic National Park has a lot to offer (mountains, snow, beach, rain forest and so on). After wandering through the rain forest for a couple of hours we found some really cool picnic spots nearby.  Continue reading

Rialto Beach


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Rialto Beach is probably the most unique looking beach that I’ve ever seen. The kind of beach that you’d see in a good movie and that makes you dream about being more adventurous and going to places that look like this place. Living in California, I’m used to white sandy beaches with hot surfers every few meters, so this was something totally different. Black sand, tall trees, driftwood everywhere, the most amazing rocks in every shade of grey and little islands that you could see through the foggy landscape.  Continue reading

Olympic National Park


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After we arrived in Seattle last Tuesday, we went straight to Worldmark Discovery Bay, where we stayed for a couple of days. The day after we arrived, we went to the Olympic National Park for an amazing hike in the mountains. Paul took Slaiden with him in the backpack, so he did a hell of a workout! The views were gorgeous. I saw mountains, Hurricane Ridge, snow, deer and thousands of the tallest trees.  Continue reading

Put the baby in the backpack


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Hiking in the rain forest with a baby is not a mission impossible. Slaiden loved hanging out on daddy’s back. When he started to get fussy, we just picked things, like pine cones, up from the floor and gave it to him to distract him. When he was sick of those, we just let him out of the backpack and he started running around and absolutely loved everything about being surrounded by trees that seemed to come straight from the fairytales.  Continue reading