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Japanese Garden for FREE ?! // Lake Sammamish

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You know that giant lake near Seattle? No, I’m not talking about Lake Washington. I’m talking about Lake Sammamish! Yeah, that other one further to the right on the map. Turns out it’s pretty awesome!

You know what else is awesome? A beautiful Japanese Garden with bridges and koi ponds and bells and waterfalls…all for the low, low admission price of: FREE. That’s right. Zero. Zip. Nada. Kubota Garden is a MUST STOP on any Seattle trip.

We also took the ferry over to Vashon Island. Gotta admit: there’s not much to do there for tourists. But the beach was pretty.

Finally, I made it back to Portland—on a train this time! Nice.

Season 6, Episode 5

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about adventure in Portland & the Pacific Northwest…and discovering wonder and meaning in the every day. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a creative life which expresses what’s uniquely you.


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