The Arctic Club Seattle - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
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Well, true to the Guidi nature, we never made it to see the 4th fireworks for several reasons. (1) we woke up at 3am eastern and the fireworks didn't start until 9:30pm pacific. That means we would have been up for 21 hours. (2) We were too damn lazy to get back out.
We had a good day after landing and unloading our luggage at the Arctic Club …
... From your seat you can shop for things like ties or send messages to someone else on board. We broke the rule and kept our phones on for a bit while the doors closed to get a few photos to friends.
The wings of the plane are long and as we took off we watched them bend upwards. They seemed more fragile than typical wings on a plane that hardly seem to move in flight. On board we enjoyed a couple of meals, a movie (The Campaign...very funny) ...
... what a sparkling representation of itself it was that day. As I rounded the corner, I finally saw the city wrapped up in itself amidst the sea and the hills. The birds flocked in tune to the beating pulse of the city, the sun hit the glass plated buildings shattering the light into a thousand hues, and the mountains, glorious in all their Western splendor rose from the sea. This view stopped my breath as I gazed in awe at the peaks of ...
... I wanted to do was parade down Lake City Way with my suitcase.
Anyway, it’s good to be home. The only thing missing is Chloe, and we won’t be able to pick her up till Monday.
So that’s the end. We had a great time and experienced some things we would likely never get to try here in Seattle. Of course, I hope we get to keep traveling, but I’ll be perfectly happy not having to be anywhere near an airplane in the near future.
... champagne! It's time to start our trip. I have never been on such a long flight- in fact, I have never crossed the Atlantic before! Talk about checking things off my Bucket List...
Speaking of, here is a litany of what we are about to do and see:
Countries to Visit:
- Switzerl and
- Anne Frank's ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Arctic Club Seattle - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
The rooms are well appointed and the staff is nice and very helpful. The parking is quite expensive at $45 a day. Whew....but it is centrally located.
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