The placid waters of San Juan Harbor, at the mouth of the San Juan River.
The placid waters of San Juan Harbor, at the mouth of the San Juan River. Barbara Cantwell / Seattle Times
The placid waters of San Juan Harbor, at the mouth of the San Juan River. Barbara Cantwell / Seattle Times

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