Bicycling from Vancouver to Seattle (Mostly)

Bicycling from Vancouver to Seattle (Mostly)

Overweight and undertrained, spring fever got the best of me as I took to the road for a three-day journey.
Bike Trailer by Haulin' Colin: Yes!

Bike Trailer by Haulin’ Colin: Yes!

With no car, but a busy urban homestead, we find a way to get more efficiency out of our bicycle.
Easy Skagit Valley Roll

Easy Skagit Valley Roll

With the day bright and a car to get there, Skagit Valley was a swell place to play hookie for the day and get in some miles on the bike.
Bicycling the Noto Peninsula

Bicycling the Noto Peninsula

Sure, there were a few stiff climbs, but I'd classify the five days to get around the Noto Peninsula as a leisurely ride with some of the best bicycling touring I've experienced.
The Road to Jerusalem

The Road to Jerusalem

My last ride in Israel proves to be the toughest: Jerusalem!
Hungarians Are Kinda Like Hawaiians

Hungarians Are Kinda Like Hawaiians

My bicycle journey across Europe comes to an end in Budapest. A week of swimming and baths and I am back to the States.
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Stairwalk 5: Northgate

Stairwalk 5: Northgate

I had great hope for this walk, but it was mostly dreary, soggy, and sullen.
Cedar Park & the Burke-Gilman: Stairway Walk 4

Cedar Park & the Burke-Gilman: Stairway Walk 4

One big set of stairs, and a winding walk along the bluffs above Lake Washington's northern end. Not much to say.
Beach Stairs in Burien: Walk 23

Beach Stairs in Burien: Walk 23

Both the farthest from Seattle and the shortest walk, it was a perfect spring day for "Seattle Stairway Walk No. 23. Burien: Eagle Landing Stairs"
Mercer Island: Long, Strange Stairs

Mercer Island: Long, Strange Stairs

The best thrift store in Seattle, a roadhouse straight out of the 1930's, and one very long wicked set of stairs! It's Mercer Island.
Walking to Get Over a Dead Cat: Mt. Baker

Walking to Get Over a Dead Cat: Mt. Baker

Such a gloomy day! So we stay close to home and finally do the "official" Mt. Baker Stairway Walk.
Stairway Walk 12: Northwest Queen Anne

Stairway Walk 12: Northwest Queen Anne

Rising steeply from Interbay, the Southwest corner of Queen Anne has lots of stairs, ass-busting steep streets, and a one very sweet, though sad, playground.
Stairs to Golden Gardens

Stairs to Golden Gardens

Mostly a walk along one of Seattle's most popular beaches, the Stairwalk No 3: Golden Gardens, was a perfect walk to talk and catch up with family.
Stairways in Magnolia

Stairways in Magnolia

After a week off due to snow, rain and too much smutty reading, it was nice to get back out for another stairway walk to another neighborhood I have rarely been too, Outer Mongolia. No, I mean, Magnolia.
Laziest Vancouver Weekend Yet

Laziest Vancouver Weekend Yet

I read four dime-store novels and did some research for my own book during a rainy, relaxing long weekend in Vancouver.