Crossland Economy Studios - Tacoma - Puyallup
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... get from the bus and to the airport at the end.
It was also a bit of an eye opener as there are a lot of homeless and mentally ill people in the area, and the building we were staying in was a low income building ie there was a max income you had to come under before you could live there. But all the people in the building we saw were friendly and chatty, and really helpful. It also had a gym we could use!
Our only full day we had ...
... that you can see it from anywhere. The real fun was climbing up the 100 (yes I counted) steps up to our row. And that wasn't even the very top! We were, however, up high enough that we were under the roof if it started to rain.
People started filing into the stadium, and before long, they started the run ons (or whatever they call the part where they call the guys out onto the field). It was pretty cool - they had a live seahawk fly across the field, a ...
... many a gorgeous pooch. We stopped to enjoy our market lunch on the other side of an area set aside for swimming, where you could also rent kayaks, paddle boards and paddle boats. There were kids EVERYWHERE and I was pretty jealous of their swimming shena****ns and angry that I didn't think to bring my swimmers. The lake is surrounded by trees of course, very woodland-ish, and the whole scene looked just like a summer camp out of a feel-good Disney movie, ...
... we were only an hour away from their favourite island playground how could we resist, and it made for one of the best ways to round out our time in the US. Our time in Seattle was also spent visiting the huge public market downtown and sampling the local sweets, strolling the harbour front and watching the sunset from the top of the space needle. It was pretty perfect indeed. The only sad part was seeing the huge numbers of homeless people in and around the city. ...
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