Travel Blogs from Seattle, United States

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Seattle, Seattle, United States travel blog

Seattle

A travel blog entry by eric

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Low-riders, CB radios and soon disco.  Coming home to America was a bigger adjustment than traveling to the Middle East.  Now it's fashion instead of survival.  Commercialism instead of religion. I hope you enjoyed my postcard tour of ...

Mobing the boat, Seattle, United States travel blog

Mobing the boat

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... boat WE will be taking across the Pacific is the R/V Mt. Mitchell, a decommissioned NOAA vessel bought and restored by a local Seattle company. At 230 feet long and with birthing for 50 people she's plenty large enough for the crossing, even in the North ...

1st world charm, Seattle, United States travel blog

1st world charm

A travel blog entry by eric

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Ahhhh... ...a computer that works.  I'm back safely in the states now.  Oddly enough, NOW I'm facing culture shock!  After a week, I can finally keep down American food without getting nauseous. Time is a funny thing to me.  A few ...

City of coffee!, Seattle, United States travel blog

City of coffee!

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Day 143 May 26th continued - I arrive into Seattle after a fairly uneventful journey from Portland. The exciting part was driving closer to the city, seeing the two large sports stadiums and the city skyline. I've been wanting to come here for some time ...

Sleeping in Seattle, Seattle, United States travel blog

Sleeping in Seattle

A travel blog entry by benleah

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... with the first floor) were covered over with a roof to create new footpaths at the first floor level and HEY PRESTO! Seattle was recreated above sea level and now had drainage and water pressure capabilities. This meant that there was kind of a basement ...

Scriptless in Seattle, Seattle, United States travel blog

Scriptless in Seattle

A travel blog entry by shaeh

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... has a Coffee shop in nearly every corner. My theory is their coffee intake must be significantly higher than many other cities. Seattle was a weekend away to escape from the monotony of job searching a re-claim a bit of the spontaneity that was lost ...

Prework to China, Seattle, United States travel blog

Prework to China

A travel blog entry by bagman

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... the same, a group of engineers and workers in an electronic manufacturing plant. This plant is Dongguan, China. The flight leaves Seattle tomorrow, first to Narita airport outside Tokyo, then on to Shanghai for a day before the flight to Guanzhou. ...

USA - Bound for Seattle, Seattle, United States travel blog

USA - Bound for Seattle

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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... not an Amtrak train, which he was looking forward to. Boo Hiss!!! So still no special choo-choo ride for Dan! On arrival into Seattle (via a border crossing), we took a 1.5 mile walk, WITH the packs on back to our (uphill) hostel. On first ...

Home, Seattle, United States travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by eric

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Hello again, Ever read The Diary of Anne Frank?  I was never interested in a little girl's book before.  But I read it after coming home.  Incredible and captivating.  After visiting Amsterdam and Auschwitz, I could picture the ...

The big unstructured plan., Seattle, United States travel blog

The big unstructured plan.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... down there in October too. But no "Top of the World Highway", that's for sure. Maybe I'll just sell my car here in Seattle and find a flight to Cancun. Head down towards Belize for some scuba diving. Blue Hole! Havana sounds fun too. Maybe I can get ...

Among My Souvenirs, Seattle, United States travel blog

Among My Souvenirs

A travel blog entry by bagman

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... bucks. And the pirates do their best to stay current. The Bruce Willis thriller "16 Blocks" went into wide release in the United States on March 3, 2006. I could have purchased the DVD from a sidewalk vendor in Dongguan, China on March 3, 2006, but I'm ...

Almost there, yeah!!!, Seattle, United States travel blog

Almost there, yeah!!!

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... . Not exactly backpacker budget though, but the Mojito was tasty. The rest of the time we just spent in and around Seattle, shopping, sightseeing, socializing with local friends etc. I still haven't bought my flight ticket, but it looks like I'll just ...

Hello Seattle...........we're listening, Seattle, United States travel blog

Hello Seattle...........we're listening

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... ; Was nice to see part of the city we normally wouldn't have been able to if we had been normal paying tourists (!)Then bus into Seattle Centre to see the Space Needle (but not go up it) and then to more shops before back to the library (as visitors ...

simon's short piece of advise, Seattle, United States travel blog

simon's short piece of advise

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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Tourist tack, If your short of time in a big city but you want to see a lot then take a duck, not a real one but a boat that goes both on water and land, what fun. It helped that we had a crazy captain for a driver who really didn't care what the ...

Let the Road Trip Begin, But First We Need a Car, Seattle, Washington to Eugene, Oregon, United States travel blog

Let the Road Trip Begin, But First We Need a Car

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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From Hawaii we flew to Seattle to visit our friend Jamie and start planning our trip back across the United States. Allison, though, had to leave almost immediately to go visit some law schools on the other side of the country, so Jamie and Jeff had the ...

Eb's U.K Update, Seattle, United States travel blog

Eb's U.K Update

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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... to register an address you'll be staying at while in the U.S. Where will you be staying?" "With my family in Seattle." I sounded like Robocop. I helpfully produced an address from my bag and spelled out any words I'd written unclearly. I was faultlessly ...

Take Me Out To The Ball Game, Seattle, United States travel blog

Take Me Out To The Ball Game

A travel blog entry by patry

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... boys loved doing this!       We had dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe before heading to Safeco Stadium to watch the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox. The game was lots of fun and the stadium was really nice. It had an open roof like the ...

I'm outta here!!!, Seattle, United States travel blog

I'm outta here!!!

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... lodging with them at the moment. Big thanks!! I'll categorize the party as another classic blurry night. At the party all my local Seattle friends gave me an MP3 player for the trip, just what I needed in fact. Thanks again! It's now fully loaded with ...

Seattle, day on the town, Seattle, United States travel blog

Seattle, day on the town

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... . We walked to this office and were just in time for the 4 o' clock show. A funny guide took us down into the Seattle underground explaining the vivid History of the City. After the tour we walked back to the hotel to collect our luggage and took a taxi ...

Getting closer to departure., Seattle, United States travel blog

Getting closer to departure.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Currently listening to a Spanish language CD I just bought, clueless as ever. Necesito una intérprete! I think I can translate that sentence, but does una mean it's feminine form and more importantly does the interpreter have long legs? I'm just back ...

Townhouse troubles and snowboarding, Seattle, United States travel blog

Townhouse troubles and snowboarding

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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... fun stuff but we had to take care of it, it couldn't wait any longer.   One nice thing about getting back to Seattle earlier is that I caught the last weekend of snowboarding at Mount Baker.  It was great as my friend Volker from Germany was in ...

Some things to sort out before you go., Seattle, United States travel blog

Some things to sort out before you go.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Taking a gap year, career break (or whatever you like to call it) to go travel, may feel like a daunting task. To somewhat ease this, you can find several books out there to help you prepare. Then there's the great big Internet with lots of excellent ...

A day with Brian and Mary, Seattle, United States travel blog

A day with Brian and Mary

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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This morning we took the train from Vancouver to Seattle. Get the full story under the St. Louis ...

Transition home, Seattle, United States travel blog

Transition home

A travel blog entry by eric

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Hello again. I'm back home now.  The first five days I woke up, I thought I was still in Asia.  It's surreal for me making the transition between two very different continents. Thank you for coming along on this trip.  I hope you enjoyed ...

The longest day and good timing..., Seattle, United States travel blog

The longest day and good timing...

A travel blog entry by mimmik

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A return to US soil after 13 and a half months. Coffee, bagels and hotdogs and the beginnings of re-introduction into my original ...

DIY: coffee roasting - easier than you think, Seattle, United States travel blog

DIY: coffee roasting - easier than you think

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Coffee has got to be one of the most value-added products. The raw beans - in most cases, grown in plantations and harvested by peasants who are paid a pittance - are transformed into a high-value product through a long supply chain. The growers, the ...

Sloshed in Seattle, Seattle, United States travel blog

Sloshed in Seattle

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... out of the hostel I met Vincent from France and Chris and Dan from Germany who invited me along for a coffee, a sort of Seattle institution with just about everyone here walking about with a steaming cup of Java glued to their hands. The three of them ...

Beer Doesn't Have to be the Theme, Seattle, United States travel blog

Beer Doesn't Have to be the Theme

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... the right side, below the photo of Lenny Kravitz, do another click. That's where you'll find all the wedding stuff. The lights of Seattle illuminate our room as beautiful Elenka sleeps. How would I be able to get a scuba tank back on Elenka after her bad ...

SEATTLE/EDMONDS/LAKE ROESIGER, Seattle, United States travel blog

SEATTLE/EDMONDS/LAKE ROESIGER

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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It took us 20 hours to get to Seattle from San Francisco on Greyhound. Our legs and our bums were like lead after the journey. We checked into our Hostel and took advantage of the nice day and took a walk. Stores were closing as we ...

Chao, Seattle, United States travel blog

Chao

A travel blog entry by eric

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Hello again, Well, I made it back home safely to Seattle.  Now for the adjustment.  The first morning I woke up it took me several minutes to figure out where I was.  Five mornings in a row now. I hope you've enjoyed the ...

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