|Our Point Hudson campsite is on the point. It's a nice spot but available to us for just one night.|
It was uncommonly hot the day we arrived but the heat lasted just one day -- cooling quickly by 20-30 degrees at sunset and the heat didn’t return the next day.
|Wayne continues to mention buying a sailboat but he can't be serious..|
But seriously, this place claims to be the wooden boat capital of the West Coast
even thought my picture is of fiberglass hulls.
|Calm water in the harbor make great reflections in the photos.|
Our site is on the point and we have an excellent view of cruise ships finding their way to and from their ocean voyages.
|More of Point Hudson Marina at Port Townsend, Washington|
|For this photograph, I was standing on a pier looking back onto the docks of Port Townsend.|
|Port Townsend stands at the gateway to Puget Sound.|
|This old building has a very faded "Bull Durham" ad painted on the side.|
|All was washed away with a hose just after I took this picture.|
|Of the half-dozen or so tourist and history publications we gathered about Port Townsend, amazingly, not a single mention is made of this memorial, the USS Marvin Shields or the young man for whom the ship was named. I am outraged.|
The ferry we’ll take is from nearby Port Angeles. It will take us directly into Victoria where we'll stay a few days. Then we'll move up into Vancouver Island to see as much of the island as we feel compelled to see. We'll take a return ferry back to the B.C. mainland.