By Mary Kay Seales
The Olympic Peninsula is just a 30-minute ferry ride from Seattle, Washington. And yet, it seems like another world altogether.
It’s surprising that many people born and raised in the Pacific Northwest have never ventured out into the wild beauty of those magnificent mountains and beaches.
The Olympic Peninsula is a small wedge jutting out from the northwest tip of the state, covered primarily by rain forest, rivers, misty ocean beaches and fresh freezing-cold lakes.