The beauty of the Pacific North West
Feature-length travel article on the San Juan Islands, Washington State, U.S.A.
“…Orcas Island in Washington state is one of 400 islands making up the San Juan Islands archipelago, and one of only four to offer accommodation. A mesmerising one-hour ferry ride takes you to Orcas, weaving through the other islands from the mainland at Anacortes – a 1.5-hour drive from Seattle…”
“…delicate moss seemed to drip from the branches of the firs and cedars, filling the air with a damp, earthy smell – some forests in the region are classed as “temperate rainforests…”
This travel piece for the Guardian covers a less well-known part of the Pacific North West; recommended if you find yourself visiting either Seattle or Vancouver.