We had a plan, Ann and I would travel on Friday from Tacoma to Blake Island via Colvos Passage and take Vashon Island to starboard. On Saturday, we would pick up Mary and Lois at a launching ramp in a community called Manchester, 2nm away and bring them to Blake. We would attend the big Salmon Bake and program. We could have time to visit and then take them back to the launching ramp in the afternoon.
As usually, there was stormy weather taking place, but it was supposed to clear. Ann and I departed with rain, light fog, no wind and flat seas. The farther we got towards Vashon the worse the fog became.
|This funny route depicts our route waiting for the Vashon|
Ferry to cross from Pt Defiance and back.
|The Tellaquah Ferry heads for Pt Defiance, Tacoma|
|Colvos Passage Fog|
|No Fog on Blake|
Ann is happy
Driftwood on the Eastern Shore
Olympic Mtns in Background
|Mary, Lois and Ann|
All of us Retired
|Looking older than us|
|Mask Representing the Spirit World|
|Dancer with his 45 # Head Mask|
|Dancer with his 60# Head Mask|
|Our Lunch is Cooking|
|After lunch we cruise along the west shore to see the|
Campsites and buoys.
|Swedie and Albin 25 joins us at the dock.|
I have run across her numerous times since I have been in WA.
|We pull in close to shore at Pt. Robinson Lighthouse on Maury island.|
Maury Island is really attached to Vashon by a narrow spit.
|Sunday Ann and I wait out the fog and depart at noon|
following Captain Vancouver's route to Browns Point
and back to my marina
|Captain Vancouver has his famous venison meal with the Puyallup Indian|
Tribe at Browns Pt. Today there were only fishermen and picnickers.