Adventures in Map Land

THE MASON COUNTY ADVENTURE

THE MASON COUNTY ADVENTURE

I have found the tiny community of Union in south Hood Canal to be among the most scenic spots in Western Washington. The majestic Olympic Mountains beyond Hood Canal loom in the distance.

LINN COUNTY: LAND OF COVERED BRIDGES

LINN COUNTY: LAND OF COVERED BRIDGES

My four weeks in Linn County, Oregon, proved to be yet another memorable adventure in Mapland. What could be more adventurous than being assaulted by an angry pit bull? Read the whole story below…

THE NORTH CASCADES ADVENTURE

THE NORTH CASCADES ADVENTURE

These rare photos were taken when I visited Washington’s North Cascades to deliver our new North Cascades Map. I awoke that first morning in the little mountain town of Concrete to clear skies and light snow, and decided that I’d better grab my camera and drive up the...

THE MARION COUNTY ADVENTURE

THE MARION COUNTY ADVENTURE

I stopped to see Detroit Dam (see Marion County Map) and found this gentleman doing something on the platform in the river. He explained to me that the big bell shaped device captures fish that have just come over the dam. He examines them for injuries. They want to...

THE CLARK COUNTY ADVENTURE

THE CLARK COUNTY ADVENTURE

What luck! We arrived in St. Charles, Missouri on the very day that the townsfolk were celebrating the Lewis and Clark Expedition. That's the Missouri River in the background of the second picture. Watching the soldiers, fife and drum corps, especially the children...

THE SEA TO SHINING SEA TOUR

THE SEA TO SHINING SEA TOUR

What luck! We arrived in St. Charles, Missouri on the very day that the townsfolk were celebrating the Lewis and Clark Expedition. That's the Missouri River in the background of the second picture. Watching the soldiers, fife and drum corps, especially the children...