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ORCAS ISLAND – A Rural Idyll

August 24, 2021

Anacortes on the north coast of Washington State and our stop before moving on to Orcas. The town was formerly somewhat of a backwater but has recently become a destination for water-oriented retirees attracted to small-town living, gorgeous views of saltwater with passing cargo ships, pleasure craft and fishing boats, and easy access to the San Juan Islands.

We were amused at the many cutouts of historical figures and current workers that decorate buildings as we drove toward the ferry dock.… Read more

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