Crossland Economy Studios - Seattle - Kent - Des Moines
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The Seattle/Tacoma area is, indeed, a metropolis with spectacular views -- the Olympic Peninsula mountains to the west, towering ice-clad Mt. Rainier to the southeast, and Puget Sound, a deepwater inlet, which seems to be everywhere. The weather here is typically rain, rain, and more rain, but there is none in the 6-day forecast while we're here -- all their normal rain is in Vermilion this summer. "The Emerald City", or "The Rain ...
Today was our day to explore Seattle. After driving into the city area yesterday we decided not to try it again today. So we hopped on a bus just across the street from the campground which took us to Sea-Tac Airport where we caught the light rail into the city. This was so much more relaxing and easy to do.
Prior to going into the city, we purchased tickets for the hop on and off trolley that circles around the ...
... the skyline, then of course no visit to Seattle would be complete without a trip up the space needle, built in 1962 for the world fair, and now offering magnificent views as far away as Canada! Also a great place to watch the sea planes landing on Lake Union. After a final grilled cheese sandwich at Beechers homemade cheese shop, it was time to hop back on the plane and bid Seattle a teary farewell...see you soon I hope. Anyone got a spare green ...
... I grabbed some gigantic cookies to munch on the way back to the light train where we retraced our steps back to the motel. We were all still full from our late linner so the kids decided it was time to enjoy the warm pool again. Ashton was a character refusing to put his togs on and just sitting on the side watching all of us for about twenty minutes before finally deciding to join us. It wasn't long till it was once again past bedtime and time to hop ...
Today was a reverse Sunday in that it was one of the busier
days I’d had this week. I was pretty reluctant to get out of that hotel bed
this morning, but we forced ourselves up and into the day. An sad
moment occurred early on, while I was packing my day pack in preparation for
our awesome fountain swimming. I had a small Kathmandu micro towel that had
been given to me as a gift before I left home. For those of you who aren’t