Lopez Island, Wash. -- Lopez Island is popular with cyclists, thanks to its topography. Biking is so popular, Village Cycles will even drop bikes off at the ferry for renters to pick up. But there's something else that makes Lopez distinct: Friendliness.
Jim Dever gets to the bottom of all this love by decoding the Lopez Wave. It's done with one finger, or two, or a full hand, and each wave means something different. Learn how to properly execute this Lopez Island trademark from the very friendly locals.
Roadside farm stands abound on Lopez Island, and many of them operate on the honor system. Horse Drawn Farms leaves produce, a freezer full of meat, and a cash box out for anybody to access. And nobody shortchanges them. It's just how business gets done on Lopez Island.