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San Juan Island, Washington

The San Juan Islands in NW Washington are comprised of 172 named islands and reefs.  San Juan Island is the second largest island.  Ferries serve the 4 most populous islands.  We could’ve taken a one-hour ferry ride to San Juan … Continue reading

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Salt-pools of Trapani and Isola di Mozia

The salt-pools of Trapani are coastal wetlands where sea salt has been harvested for nearly 3,000 years.  Salt from here is considered Italy’s finest.  Today it’s a cottage industry, selling to upscale restaurants and shops. In winter the piles of … Continue reading

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