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Beach Stuff 3

We made another trip to Obstruction Pass State Park. We like to go at low tide. Most of you know that the lowness of low tide varies from day-to-day. The fluctuation here between the various low tides is several feet. That variation is about 7 feet. In other words, one […]


Sucia Island

Some wonderful friends decided we needed to see Sucia Island. It is one of the world’s top boating destinations, as is evidenced by the many┬ávisitors to the island. Many visitors come by kayak. It is 2.5 miles north of Orcas Island. We took a fast boat and arrived in a […]


Indian Island

We were on our way out of town for a hike up Turtleback Mountain when we noticed that the tide was out, and the tombolo (Italian word for sand bar that shows up at low tide connecting an island to a bigger island or mainland) was exposed. ┬áNormally, Indian Island […]


Low Tide

We have visited Obstruction Pass State Park a few times, but this is the first time that we visited during low tide. An island friend had suggested it. Thank you! The puddles on Orcas’ beaches are not the same as the mud puddles we have in Nebraska. There, we might […]