2012/08/03 – Blaine-Glacier/WA

Blaine itself, ain’t much, but beauty of Peace Park, provides redeeming features. Lynden is an interesting mix of faux-Dutch & American. Glacier sprawls within North Cascades National Park, but offers no sense of a centralized town.

Blaine: Peace Park (alas, immediately followed by third-degree interrogation by our Customs folks)

Nature

Blaine: Peace Park (on the Canadian side, flowers)

Blaine: Peace Park (on the American side, fey)

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Blaine: Peace Park – Peace Arch inscription

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Lynden: Downtown – building (note Dutch “winch” above top window)

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Lynden: Downtown – Dutch Valley Mall (courtesy of Johannes VerMeer?)

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Lynden: Downtown – mural (1 of 7 panels)

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Lynden: Downtown – murals (1 of 7 panels)

Nature

Glacier: Mt Baker (note ski lodge @ bottom)

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