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  • Day10

    Olympia State Capitol

    July 25, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 28 °C

    We wound down Mt. Rainier from Paradise to the visitors centre at Longmire for another stamp. But the mountain remained a feature of the entire day, being visible from our morning in Packwood right up to our sunset in Seattle.

    Driving through national and state parks and forests, we headed for a brief detour to Olympia to visit the state Capitol building. The huge rotunda and marker directly underneath resonates of Congress in DC, and we spent some time visiting the two chambers of the government building, as well as the State Supreme Court opposite, before heading for our final destination of Seattle.
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