Pete’s son Zac came up from FL last week. Wanting to share an adventure with him, and show him a beautiful part of WA, I planned a trip to Orcas Island.
We set off from Anacortes. It’s a beautiful sailing through a watery world.
Orcas Island looks like two saddlebags. 53 square miles of
Orcas Landing welcomes the ferry.
Realizing some blog readers may have never set foot on a ferry I figured I’d include a photo of one. This one is landing to receive off-island traffic.
Once we disembarked, with a bit of time until we could check into our lodging, we explored Deer Harbor. The slow season, the harbor was quiet.
The property has a view across a valley of farms. The Orcas landscape is patched with farms, thick woods and coastline.
An evening light, blurry photo looking across the valley.
A pond with kayaks beckoned but I did not know they were up for use.
So cozy. So comfy. This cottage was a great find. The next day, a hike among old oaks.