Extended Stay America - Seattle - Mukilteo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from Mukilteo
This morning was a little rough, I woke up with a severe head cold. I think too much partying is the problem. I allowed my body to get severely run down and that has resulted in my demise. However it might be a blessing in disguise. It has forced us to lay low and save a bit of money which is good. We head out of Seattle and down to Portland in a couple days which seems a little more low key ...
... as I finished this up we were deafened by the fire alarm going off. We looked outside and some homeless dude decided it would be a good idea to set the alarm off as he apparently imagined some smoke coming out of the building! We had to wait for the fire engine to get here and was kept amused by the owner and the homeless dude having an argument in the street, shortly followed by the huge fire truck pulling up and a fireman added to the argument. Great night time entertainment!
We are all awake by 4.30 am (what a shock - not!) and are keen to try and fit in as much as possible on this, our only full day in Seattle. Our first stop is the Chihuly Glass Garden, a gallery and back drop for Chihuly's glass sculptures. I had wanted to go last year but we ran out of time, so for me this is a must do this visit. It is as spectacular as I thought. The glass flowers are carefully mixed in with real plants to create massive impact. Even ...
... around the growing crowd. There was definitely something going on as there were some serious TV news cameras setting up. There is a walk of fame outside and after asking a guy we found that the founders of indie rock and the grunge movement, sub pop were being given their patch complete with a presentation and a live band, the Helio Sequence. It was a good atmosphere and fun to be about. Like a festival.
We browsed ...
... the city, my guitar and all
my other most precious possessions.
I've been so grateful for the kindnesses that have risen
up and carried me. At times, this has felt like the most idiotic idea ever
conceived, and it has felt all but impossible to pull off. Who in
their right mind would choose this? Who would attempt to shift the bedrock
of their life, to lavishly pry those boulders up and ...