Friday, September 16, 2005

Vacation 05' Long Beach...


BoardWalk
This boardwalk extends for almost a mile and meanders through the salt grass across the dunes. It is a pretty neat thing. Has benches and drinking water fountains every couple hundred yards. I bet it's a great place for some storm watching.

BWS
Another look at North Head from across the dunes.

BeachS
Long Beach, WA looking South towards the point that North Head light, sits on.

Whale1
A few years ago a whale had washed up on the shore, dead. They buried it in the sand for a couple, three years to let nature strip it to the bones.. These they dug up and put them together for for all to see. A very nice bronze sculpture graces the spot.

WhaleSculp
Close up of bronze whale.

BonesHead
Whale head to tail.

Bones2
Whale tail to head.

3 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Those whale bones are cool. Great pics Ric.

-iKitKat

3:41 PM  
Blogger E said...

Cool! How big was it?

4:14 AM  
Blogger RicTresa said...

About 30 feet...

5:13 PM  

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