June 1978 — I originally shared these images in February 2017; that earlier post also includes more details about our first day in Victoria. After only an hour on the Coho, we arrived in Victoria, B.C. At that time it wasn’t necessary for us to carry visas, and we passed through customs in no time at all. I did remark […]
I hiked up Mt Konocti alone, and I’ll admit there were a few moments when I wondered if I’d made a big mistake. It wasn’t that the trail was rough — but the climb was unrelenting, and I had to stop several times just to get my breath back. And then there was the pain in my left knee; it […]
June 1978 — We had reached Leavenworth, Washington, rather late in the afternoon on a Tuesday, with no time or energy to explore; and so we actually spent two nights at the KOA — with the Wenatchee River just a few steps from our campsite. I originally shared these images back in February 2017. In between window shopping among the […]
May 1976 — My last group of slides featuring Leavenworth, Washington, include some views of the area around Front Street and the Waterfront Park along the Wenatchee River. When I originally shared these images back in April 2017, I wrote about some of the history of Leavenworth’s transition from a dying former railroad town to a tourist mecca; but it’s […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.
More recently uncovered treasures from Denio’s in Roseville. Part 3 coming soon!
In the past I’ve shared some of my own images of Leavenworth’s tourist-friendly Front Street; I’ve also written a bit about the town’s history. But today I have a few pictures of the residential areas — at least as they existed back in May 1976. I’m sure that some of these buildings are no longer standing, especially the small house […]