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Saturday, June 20, 2009

Wenatchee to Mossyrock

Our first stop on the third day of our trip was Liberty Orchards in Cashmere, WA. They make candy and have tours.

The tour was real short and started in the baking room where they were making Aplets. This is an apple candy. First it is poured out into pans about 3/4" deep.

After cooling the candy sheets are ran through this machine where it is cut into pieces and then rolled in powdered sugar before falling into a tub.
The tubs are put in front of people that pack the candies into the boxes.

A gal at the end was putting on the box tops.

Each box was inspected before being put into packing boxes.

Here Nolan models the hair nets we had to wear while on the tour.

We wandered around the gift shop/store where I found what I wanted. But they were kinda pricy so I left them on the shelve.

The box of pecan carmel clusters that Nolan wanted cost $20 so he was greatly disappointed.

Next we headed south on Hwy 97. It runs though the Wenatchee National Forest so there was plenty of green and nice curvy roads.

At Ellensburg we got on I-90 for a short distance before getting on SR 821 which runs through a canyon down to Yakima. In this photo you can see I-82 which parallels SR 821.

Along SR 821 we found some hop fields.

After Wenatchee we got on Hwy 12 and headed west. They had to hold back the rocks at this spot.

This is the upper falls.

And the lower falls.

Saw these interesting flowers at this stop but I haven't identified them yet.
This one is further open.

An information panel told us a story

What we were supposed to look at...

What we could really see. It was raining so visibility was terrible.

A vertical stream across the canyon.

Where Clear Creek goes after the falls.

Look at the rock pile at the bottom of the cliff. They look flat like they are slate but I don't know what they are.

At this viewpoint it was raining hard so we didn't even get out of the car.

Got photos anyway. We'll have to go back when the weather is nicer.

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