Month: May 2017

Palouse Falls

1 hour North of Walla Walla lies Palouse Falls, a unique 198 ft waterfall.  Where most waterfalls flow down mountains, Palouse comes from the deep valleys carved into Eastern Washington during the Missoula Floods of 13,000+ years ago.  It’s no overstatement to say that without the Missoula Floods, Eastern Washington, Nothern Idaho, Northern Oregon, and …

Yakima

Yakima Pig BBQ

I know it for hops, but a a sign on the way into town informed us that Yakima is the Palm Springs of Washington.  After a week here, I’m not sure that’s how most people describe the city. Situated in South Central Washington, Yakima is the farming hub for the area.  This little valley town …

Bukchon Hanok Village

Situated between Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung, the Bukchon Hanok village (meaning North Village) represents 600 continuous years of history and a chance to see the style of house used by nobility during the Joseon Dynasty.  The entire village consists of the top end of a hill, so your calves will notice this well worth it trip. …

It begins!

Odometer at the Start

Today we left Seattle on the first leg of our journey.  With all of the mania before leaving – along with the excitement, doubt, fear, and exhilaration – driving away from Seattle strangely hardly felt any different.  Both Shiz and I felt like it was any other trip and we realized it was because we drove …