The sun found its way through the clouds this morning, and we headed west to ever bluer skies.
Anacortes is a lovely, charming, historic town – well, city probably technically, but we wandered through the shops in the historic area, which feels like a ‘town’.
Murals on the sides of many of the buildings lent to the historic ambience, many of them with names attached of apparent former residents:
I’m not sure how well this comes through in these pictures, but most of these are in relief, almost 3D.
Causland Memorial Park (in memory of war veterans) has some very unique rock work
Interestingly this park was designed and built by a French-Canadian.
After Anacortes, we enjoyed a lovely drive out to Deception Pass State Park – the old growth trees promise much shade in the summer heat, and the beaches look like they’d yield some great rock and sea-shell finds – but today was just a little too chilly still to entice into a walk.
On the way back to the campground, we stopped at a gas station – and found this mural:
All in all, a wonderful day of exploring.
Happy discoveries! Blessings, Peg