Saturday, September 27, 2014

A visit to Seattle Pt 4 – Nisqually Wildlife Refuge

 

Sunday morning we only had a little energy left, and decided to spend it on a short hike at the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge, which was really close to where we had camped in Lacey, WA.

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It was very pretty, but there weren’t a lot of birds to be seen, at least not in the parts we were at. We only walked in about half a mile, to the twin barns, since we had forgotten sunscreen. The part we walked was mostly on the shady boardwalk.

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We saw cool trees,

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Ducks,

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And frogs.

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Finally we got to the barns, which were pretty cool – for old barns.

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For a second I thought I hadn’t gotten pictures of both of them, but they are different, just very much alike!

 

Once we realized the rest of the walk would be out in the open sun, we headed back via the shady walkway again. Visiting a refuge is a much more contemplative visit than running around at air museums or photographing downtown.

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This was a nice way to end our vacation!

 

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1 comment:

heather said...

Nice little nature walk. the twin barns are awesome. They look huge and can you imagine what it would be like to roof them ?!?