These are photos of some of my favorite moments, so far, from our trip around the San Juan and Gulf Islands this summer. Click any photo for a larger view. I hope you enjoy them.
Me aboard the historic steamer Virginia V.
Carmana moored in Seattle’s Lake Union. Virginia V in the background.
Leaving Lake Union via the Washington Ship Canal
Getting passed by the ferry at night on the way to Bainbridge Island
Sunset in Ganges Harbor, Saltspring Island
A swan comes by for snacks in Ganges Harbor
Natalie and Carmana in Conover Cove on Wallace Island.
Carmana stern tied in Conover Cove.
The sun setting over the Trincomali Channel off Wallace Island.
Carmana moored off of Chemainus on Vancouver Island.
Natalie making dinner aboard.
A seaplane threads the anchorage in Roche Harbor.
The deer on Jones Island are very tame…
…and this one even tells Natalie a little secret.
Hiking on Jones Island
Party at Golden Tree Hostel, Orcas Island
A schooner slides by near Stuart Island
Anchored on the north side of Jones Island
We got engaged on Wallace Island
Hanging our sign on Wallace Island