Travel by the Book As a Washington kid, the other three corners of the country have always fascinated me. San Diego, California, on my native west coast, was easy to get to. I’d knocked that off my bucket list by the time I was six, without even trying. Florida and Maine though, those proved harder […]
cruising - verb: to sail about on a pleasure trip.
Articles and stories of the cruising life and coastal travel by boat.
In mid-February, every time someone asked where we were from and we said Seattle, the topic of the Superbowl came up again. “That was a weird game,” people said. “It seemed as if the Broncos did everything in their power to lose.” And that’s a great lead in to the way this next leg of […]
Forgive Us, but the Term Intracoastal Waterway is Foreign to West Coast Lives. Even when we visited Virginia in 2009, the ICW didn’t make an impression. We’d taken a side trip then down to Kitty Hawk, NC. Along the way we stopped to walk along an interesting slough that trickled under overhanging oaks. What was […]
Defining the Intracoastal Waterway Depending on who you listen to, the Intracoastal Waterway might run from the Canadian Border to Miami, or from New York’s Hudson River to Texas, or from Norfolk, VA to the Florida Keys. But however you describe its ends, the ICW is not a nice, straight canal, but a series of […]