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Samish Island Sunset - Skagit County WA

Samish Island is a jewel in the salty blue waters of northern Puget Sound.

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Early in the 20th century,

settlers connected Samish Island to the western Washington mainland

by a series of dikes.

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Today looking at a map,

Samish Island appears to be a short,

very narrow peninsula about a mile wide and nearly four miles long.

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Here, while enjoying a weekend away with girlfriends a few years ago,

I’ve shot a captivating scene at sunset,

looking northwest towards Vancouver Island in Canada.

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The snippet of land on the left across Samish Bay,

is the tip of another small island, Vendovi,

which is a nature preserve.

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‘RURALITY BLOG HOP’ #20

It’s time for you to enter your photos in ‘Rurality Blog Hop – #20.’ ‘Rurality Blog Hop’ is open to everyone who would like to share something about rural life. The linky will open every Wednesday morning around 09:00 Pacific Time and will close Thursday at midnight.

GUIDELINES:

  1. Please just ONE family friendly post about rural themes per week please.
  • Rural photography, rural life, thrift, pets and livestock, recipes, crafts, etc.
  1. Submit the url of your ‘Rurality Blog Hop,’ blog post, not your main blog url, using the LinkyTools prompt below.
  2. Google+ users – submit the url of your posted photo on G+.
  3. Include the ‘Rurality Blog Hop’ badge (or a text link) in your blog post.
  4. Visit some of other entries, meet some new people and leave encouraging comments.

(I reserve the right to remove any post that is inappropriate and multiple entries from the same blog.)

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Rurality Blog Hop #20

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