Saturday, June 12, 2010
This is where I've been based since early March, while between
Camping in the idyllic countryside, amongst the wild
things... Well, not exactly...
This little RV park is a nice and peaceful place, but not quite
in the great wide open countryside. Trailer Inns was carved into a
low hill between I-90 to the north and the Eastgate neighborhoods to
|A short trail atop the
hill directly behind the RV park serves as a quick shortcut
to the Eastgate neighborhood (a few feet behind the trees to
the left). Ai-chan lived in the neighborhood at the end of
|FSN Northwest (cable TV facility) sits across the side street
from the RV park, to the east. During walks about the area I've
stopped at the picnic table beside the satellite dish a number of
|This is I-90, facing eastward. Lake
Sammamish is beyond the tree line, under the fog. On the
rare clear day, the snowcapped Cascade Mountains can be seen
in the distance...
|At the entrance to the RV park, facing
west. You can see the tunnel that goes under I-90 in front
of the park...
|Another shot from the entrance to the RV
park. This view is to the west and shows I-90 as it passes
through the Eastgate section of Bellevue. Factoria is just
beyond, then Mercer Island, then Seattle. The snowy Olympic
Mountains in the distance are between Puget Sound and the
|Looking back at the park entrance, on the
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
As I returned to the RV Park around 8:45pm this evening, the
setting sun turned the cloudy western sky over Seattle into a mass
of red and pink, in a way that looked almost apocalyptic. I wasn't
able to turn on the camera until that scene had passed. A few
moments later, I could see 3 rainbows against the eastern sky...
|There's another Bigfoot Class-C motorhome
parked behind me. I met these Arizonians this morning...
|The RV Park is just beyond that tree line
behind the Outback Steakhouse sign. The rainbow appears to
be coming down right in the RV Park...
|At the tunnel entrance in front of the RV
Park, along I-90 eastbound. The rainbow appears to be coming
down in the vicinity of Lake Sammamish...