Spectacular Dantes View

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It was well worth a long drive (a lonely road) to Dantes View. This was our last stop on our first day of journey to Death Valley National Park California. It was already 3:30 pm when we left the main road and it took us about 20 minutes to get there. A 13 mile paved road but the last quarter mile is 15% grade. A steep climb up but so beautiful. Vehicles over 25ft or longer are prohibited on this road. Please watch our short video  Road to Dantes View  to see the road.  There were few cars when we arrived at The Dantes View but those people were out exploring around. It wasn't crowded at all in fact we were the only ones there enjoying the 360 degrees of breathtaking view of Death Valley from 5475 ft high above Sea Level.  We didn't stay long because it was windy and cold.  It would have been nice to explore the area but it was also getting late in a day. There was a Bee Hazard caution sign on the road but we didn't even get the change to see any. Maybe it's because we

Chuckanut Drive

These are the pictures I took of the Chuckanut Drive road today. We had such beautiful drive through these narrow road going to Anacortes and coming back to Bellingham.

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  1. My old home area. I graduated from WWSU. My grandmother's family was from Bellingham. Sometimes I imagine living there again, but probably won't. You are lucky to be living in a beautiful area.
    Steve

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  2. We went to the University today but only to the gym. I didn't have my camera with me so I didn't get any pictures. It is a very nice campus. I bit you had a good time when you went to school here. Yes, we are lucky to live in this beautiful are. Come visit us sometime.

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  3. Excellent photography,

    Have a lovely day.
    Yvonne.

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