I fell in love with the PNW all over again a couple weeks ago. When you look at something like this, it's easy to lose yourself for a little bit. And I've done a lot of wandering this past year. The good and bad of that vagabond life is the unknown end. I knew what I wanted, just not how to get it. During my search for peace of mind, I made sure to explore my surroundings as much as possible. I've posted about many of my trips and adventures right here, but not all of them. It's hard to keep a balance in life, but I'm definitely trying my best.
A year ago, I made a solo trip out to the coast to visit Ft. Steven's Park, Astoria and Ecola State Park. It was my first time visiting all those places, and I had a great time. I absolutely love doing things by myself, it makes me feel strong. Don't get me wrong, I love company too. I unintentionally took a similar trip with my boyfriend a couple weeks ago, almost a year after my inaugural trip. It was even more beautiful. We focused primarily on Astoria and Ft. Steven's. A lot has changed this year, many ups and downs. But I'm finally starting to feel like I'm home. And I love it.