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Harry and Judy's RV Trip
19th Jul 2016 - Summer 2016
Day 55-July 19, 2016-To Olympia, WA

Day 55-July 19, 2016-To Olympia, WA

Drove 116 miles in 2-3/4 hours.

65 again, sunny.

It’s time to leave the Dungeness Valley and head on.  We had to change our route because we couldn’t find any open campgrounds where we were originally headed.  So we decided to go to Olympia, WA, the capital of Washington.  We continued on scenic route 101 (we’ve been on 101 since Eureka, CA almost two weeks ago) through tiny towns like Quilene, Brinnon, Lilliwaup and then the larger Hoodsport and Shelton.  Olympic National Forest on the right, bays, inlets, canals and coves on the left. Very pretty drive.  Route 101 has now ended.  The last 5 miles were on I-5.  We got to the campground really early, set up and washed and dried six loads of laundry.  Wonderful campground (and the only one that had any room, but only for 2 nights, we have to get out after that).  All the sites are surrounded by big pine trees, blue berries that I’ve learned are salal berries, not poisonous but very bitter, quiet and peaceful. Sparkling pool.  I asked what the temperature was and the owner said it’s quite warm-up to 75 degrees.  Thanks, but I won’t be going in.  While we did laundry we looked at maps and campground books and made plans for the next few days.  I’m surprised at how many campgrounds are full.  We’ve had to change our direction a few times. But there are so many places to go!

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