Travel Blogs from Seattle
So, we left Liberal, Democratic Vancouver and headed over the border, parked our car and set ourselves up in Liberal, Democratic Seattle for a couple of days.
As if to prove the point, Seattle is very similar to Vancouver. It's a modern city (our hotel was deemed to be a Historic Building built in 1931(!)) with a lovely waterfront setting and …
... with a plan to go to Spain for 3 months, then Croatia
(different zone) for 3 months, then I don’t know-it will be winter, my income
will be ending, but I hope to have found something by then.
Of course the stark reality of getting rid of things which
bring me comfort, are useful or sentimental further unnerves me. I sometimes
wake at night in a panic. I will have 4
weeks of couch surfing, if I follow through on my end of June date (which I will
So I was alone for the morning, as Isabella was at work, I made myself nachos for lunch, and was pretty proud of myself. Today was a rainy and overcast day, which made it rough to go walk around. Anyways, in the afternoon, Isabella and I drove into Seattle to the Pikes Place market and waterfront. We got there just in time to see the classic "fish toss". The fish market workers throw fish to each other, as people are ...
... touch... We only had about forty five minutes at the park because it closed at a certain hour, but I think that was more than enough.
Up next was Seattle Center. We found some street parking and wandered around under the Space Needle, along side the Chihuly Garden with its giant glass sculptures, and through some giant installations placed throughout a fragrant garden. One piece called "Sonic Bloom" was giant flowers that played what sounded like a group of ...
Wow, what a long day we had!!! We took the shuttle from our hotel at 12:00 to the Seattle center. We had purchased Seattle city passes(www.citypass.com/Seattle) which come with a ticket into the space needle (one day pass and one night), EMP (Experience Music Project), Pacific Science Center (and an IMAX movie!), Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle Aquarium, and an Argosy Cruise tour of the harbor! Since three out of the six are at the Seattle center we figured we'd ...
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