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Cruising the Back Side of San Juan Island


We left Roche Harbor yesterday morning and headed around the back side of San Juan Island to look for orcas. (Spoiler: no orcas.) But wow what a gorgeous sky!


Kevin worked while I drove the boat and kept an eye out for cetaceans. It was a pretty chill cruise the whole way. We hit Cattle Pass at exactly slack tide, as if we'd planned it. 

Seals and birds:


We eventually chose to stay the night at Spencer Spit State Park. We were the only ones there.


Dinner last night was a chicken curry that I made in my Instant Pot electric pressure cooker (boy do I LOVE this thing) based on this quick recipe. There's presently no room in the galley for the pressure cooker though, so it'll probably go back home unless I figure out a solution. (I know! Bigger boat!!) πŸ™‚

Here's today's route (27.5 nautical miles):

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  1. Kevin McLaughlin Kevin McLaughlin

    You make it look easy, but I bet few people realize how much work and effort is needed to create such amazing images.

  2. Jeanne Jeanne

    The photos of your travel adventures are always so beautiful. Thanks for sharing your other work. These images are equally beautiful.

    • Thank you so much, Jeanne! πŸ™‚

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