On the Road is a weekday feature spotlighting reader photo submissions. From the exotic to the familiar, whether you’re traveling or in your own backyard, we would love to see the world through your eyes.
This series was created by Alain Chamot (1971-2020).
Mike in Oly
So much stress and worry, but hope and determination too. So grateful for the beauty in the world to give us a break, and refresh our spirit to keep fighting to preserve it. This is a glimpse into my corner of this incredible continent.
Iron Creek Falls, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WA.
East Bay Marina, Olympia, WA.
Ocean Shores, WA. Old pilings fading into the sea are ubiquitous. And often beautiful.
Kubota Gardens, Seattle, WA. The rhododendron is our State flower.
Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.
Staircase Rapids, Olympic National Park, WA.
Raven, the trickster. A core symbol of the northwest coastal peoples.
Mt. Rainier as seen from Ocean Shores, WA. The mountain dominates all of western Washington. A revered presence.
Waikiki Beach, Cape Disappointment, WA.
Sunset at Roosevelt Beach, WA.