June 18 Potlatch State Park to Seal Rock Campground, Brinnon Washington
I had an easy ride today with a few rolling hills. I started around 9:30 and arrived at the campground at 3. I had lunch in Brinnon and saw a herd of elk in the back field. I rode along the Hood Canal all day and even saw some eagles at the campground. I am feeling great and only have one day until corner number 2.
June 19 and June 20 Seal Rock Campground to Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend Washington
I had a nice ride today. I started at 9 and soon was climbing some long hills. I climbed more hills today than I have for a while so riding was slower. I stayed on Highway 101 for only 11 miles then turned onto the back roads. I stopped for lunch at a Mexican restaurant in Hadock-Irondale. I only had 10 miles to go. I arrived at Fort Worden at 3 and it only costs $12 per night for bikers. I am staying here for 2 nights to get a full day of rest tomorrow. Corner number two is now done. I am very excited. Feeling great but my trike needs some maintenance.
June 20, Fort Worden
Today I took all day off to rest. This is my first full day off since San Diego on May 10. I rode around the Fort and went to town later for dinner. I met a retired Navy veteran named Fred that was riding around on Terra Trike Rover. I stopped at the American Legion Post 26 in Port Townsend. The commander, Bruce, allowed me to share my story at their meeting and then the Post agreed to give Christian Warriors a donation. This was a great day of rest and relaxation.
June 21 Port Townsend to America’s Best Inn, Shoreline Washington
It was raining some this morning as I started my day at 8:30 to get to the ferry terminal for the 9:30 ferry. It was very cool to ride onto the ferry and see all the other people. There were also several classic cars on the ferry. The ferry was fast and smooth. After the first ferry, I still had about 30 miles to go to get to the second ferry. I had many hills all day. At the second ferry, it was only 2.5 miles to the other side. After this ferry, I had a very long, steady uphill grade for several miles. Once I got closer to Shoreline, I was able to ride on the Interurban Bike Trail. This was a very nice bike trail and there was several other riders and walkers on the trail. I finally made it to the hotel at 5:30. I am now with my wife and ready for a few days of rest and relaxation before heading to corner number three. 3,520 miles down.
June 22 to June 24
Shoreline Washington. Spending my weekend with my wife. We are just relaxing and enjoying our time. We did go out to eat a few times and restocked my supplies. I also bought some new shorts since my other ones were so big. See you next week.