San’en-zan Zōjō-ji (三縁山増上寺) is a historic Buddhist temple in Minato, Tokyo and can be strolled though on a walking route towards Tokyo Tower. “Zojoji was founded in 1393 as an orthodox and fundamental nembutsu seminary for Jodo shu in the Kanto (east Japan) region.” When … Continue readingDaibonsho (Zōjō-ji Bell); Japan
We may have turned the seasonal corner in the Pacific Northwest, as we ‘spring forward’ in time and in weather. With this, our tendency to venture outside grows stronger with every day it gets warmer. If you are a fan of wildlife, especially birds, and … Continue readingDuck Down To Delta
Chris and I go on a $24 adventure, it’s a rail trip! As we head from BLI to YVR by way of American train; find out on this episode how Chris finds an analog heaven full of paper. I meet a master timelord named Jason … Continue reading“Time in the North”
Thank you so much sponsors! The Vancouver DGR had over 200 riders show up to this year’s ride and as a group we have raised (at the time of this post) $20,342 USD! Stay tuned to Bellingham Podcast (available wherever you podcast www.bellinghampodcast.com), to catch an … Continue readingDistinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2017- Thank you sponsors!
I have had several friends and colleagues who have had to battled either cancer, mental health concerns, or other health related issues; in just this last year alone! Leading me this year to join a group of dapper men and women to help support men’s … Continue readingJoining the “Gentry” of my northern neighbors: DGR 2017
For this post, I wanted to focus on my four favorite family friendly, and not to mention photographic, lighthouses in Washington. Lime Kiln; San Juan Island, WA. Built in 1919 by the US Coast Guard, Lime Kiln Lighthouse is on the northwest point of San … Continue readingPNW Lighthouse Adventures (WSPF)
San Juan Island To experience the Salish Sea, and have a taste of Pacific Nortwest Island life, look no further than San Juan Islands. Whatever the adventure; hiking, biking, birdwatching, dining, or whale watching, the islands have plenty to experience for the novice or experienced PNW … Continue readingA PNW travel guide for the big island in the San Juan Archipelago