|One large ship in the Port of Port Angeles|
We also found a very nice sports outfitter. One of the Brown brothers at Brown’s Outfitters checked us out after Gene found some waterproofing solution for our boots. Four generations of Browns have sold merchandise of one kind or another from this same downtown store for the past 96 years. Now, there’s some history.
|Sculptures around town were donated by local artists|
We strolled along the waterfront down by the ferry dock and then over to the Marina. There was a small “mall” at the ferry landing, however, most spaces were empty. I guess the shops here fell victim to the economy.
Perhaps the most important thing we learned today was to dress for any type weather. When we left home we had sunny skies and temps in the low 70s. Within an hour, a dark cloud had moved across the mountain and the wind sent temperatures plummeting. Not having brought a rain jacket or umbrella, we waiting under the cover at the bandshell until the rain stopped.
|Mural at the marina|
Tomorrow we will probably be back at Olympic National Park. Where will be decided in the morning.