Well Travelled: Pacific Northwest Coast

Well Travelled: Pacific Northwest Coast

Issue 05

Armed with a sense of adventure, members of the global Herschel Supply community have been contributing to the Well Travelled photo essay series since 2012. For this installment, Alaska- based photographer Mikey Huff shares his perspective of the Pacific Northwest Coast.

Winters in Anchorage can be tough and often lead to any excuse for a vacation. While scouring the Internet for cheap airfares to just about anywhere, I rallied a small group of friends and headed to Oregon. We had no agenda, no plans and no idea that this trip would also take us to Washington and California.

Upon arrival, we piled camping gear and ourselves into the largest unlimited mileage rental car we could get our hands on. The following images are a direct product of travelling with an open mind and a small budget.

01. Travel tip: always remember to pack a muse.
01. Travel tip: always remember to pack a muse.
02. After looping Washington, we stocked up on gas station coffee and hit the road.
02. After looping Washington, we stocked up on gas station coffee and hit the road.
03. During a Yosemite InstaMeet, I spotted a Little America that matched mine.
03. During a Yosemite InstaMeet, I spotted a Little America that matched mine.
04. Some of the signs in Washington were comedic, such as “Big Tree, next right” and this place, known as “Beach 2”.
04. Some of the signs in Washington were comedic, such as “Big Tree, next right” and this place, known as “Beach 2”.
05. Hiking through the valley, I quickly made friends with all the critters in California.
05. Hiking through the valley, I quickly made friends with all the critters in California.
06. We couldn’t stand just driving through this beautiful fog, so we stopped on a Washington dirt road marked “Salmon Hatchery”.
06. We couldn’t stand just driving through this beautiful fog, so we stopped on a Washington dirt road marked “Salmon Hatchery”.

Written and photographed by Mikey Huff

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