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... along the queue for an hour, we could see other passengers onboard sitting on their balconies watching the rest of us poor saps. At least we had some nice folks to talk to and everybody was certainly in a good mood.
We finally got on board and to our stateroom on the 11th floor and it was all worth it. Annette splurged and got us a mini-suite with a balcony positioned kind of aft-ish of midship.
We did a little exploring and ...
... glass, textiles, and other decorative arts. It is a collection that takes your breath away. No pictures however.
The gardens were interesting although nothing was blooming. There was evidence of lots of azaleas, camellias, and spring daffodils, but most are gone now. But it is a quiet place in the middle of the city. We could see tall buildings all around, but didn’t hear much street ...
... a ride by buildings with the
guide telling us what went on in each building. We went into one building however where there were modules and training facilities, but there was nothing going on that we could see. A pretty quiet day at the training lab. One interesting thing was a Soyuz capsule and a Zarys module which are used to go back and forth to the International Space Station (ISS) now that ...
... Houston, TX to Seattle, WA. The bikes are traveling by road, thanks Brian for arranging the shipping of our trusty steeds that will carry us around 3,000 miles over the next 7 days. From Seattle to Whistler, Canada and then down to Tiajuana, Mexico. I would say this is a once-in-a-lifetime trip but we are also planning a riding tour of the Alps, but that is another story. So this is considered part One of a once-in-a-lifetime ...
... week following the weather took another cold turn and went down to -3'C with "freezing rain". We woke up Tuesday morning to the deciduous trees having ice leaves on the end of each branch which looked so pretty. The other trees which were evergreens were bent over with the weight of the ice on the leaves and there were a number of branches that had broken off as a result.
Monday to Wednesday lunchtime the kids worked feverishly to get through their ...