San Juan Island Dispatches : Seaplaning into the Islands

Once the morning fog lifted we were on our way. Our pilot Joe has a touch of Tin Tin … lots of adventure in his eyes.
A short stop to pick up the prop kayak, tied it to the skid and off we are to the perfect sunset beach.

 
Accessing the San Juan Islands by seaplane is a pure treat. Especially in this exceptionally well maintained deHavilland Beaver from 1954. Location scouting via the birds eye perspective still stays one of my favorite things to do and I wish we would have more time to visit many more of the 172 islands of this magnificent archipelago.

Though I personally missed seeing the local resident Orcas or any of the Bald Eagles, Nature and Wildlife feels abundant in its presence and the light is magical this time of the year. I much appreciate being able to see this beautiful area and look forward to being back soon.