|Mt. Baker in Morning Twilight|
We take the 'back road,' Hwy. 9, which parallels I-5 out of Burlington east of Bellingham in northwest Washington. Along this winding drive are farms of corn, flowers, fruit orchards and many small towns beckoning you to stop and visit. We are tempted.
After we join Hwy. 542 which comes from Bellingham, we come to the town of Glacier, and have lunch at a picnic table on the grounds of the Visitors' Center.
|Lunch first, photos later|
They have displayed a cross-section of a Douglas fir tree, whose rings tell that is was 730 years old when cut.