Paragon Hotel Bellevue Center
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Our last bus ride today as we headed to the Seattle centre which is the home of the Space Needle and the Experience Music Project museum. We headed up the Space needle and although the temperature was below freezing the views were outstanding. With 360 degree views we could see all the way to the mountains and out to the ocean. The needle was built for the 1962 world fair and has been a landmark ever since. Plenty of photo opportunities and after ...
... as gifts. Thus, I have saved in the past by buying what I want here instead of paying retail prices elsewhere.
The mall has a nice layout with plenty of information signs. A very ordinary food court offers fast food, but I find the offerings to be below average or average at best. Of course there is the obligatory Starbucks as well. It is a reminder that we don't come for the food!
Continued on our way ...
Today, we left urban Seattle for the hither lands to the east. We ventured across Lake Washington on a floating bridge, cringing as we heard how the old one broke apart and sank, cars and all, a few years ago. Now safely on Mercer Island, we relaxed as we continued on to the mountains. Our route followed a loop through the Cascade Mountains, featuring forested slopes, rocky crags, ...
Statistics as of 5-25-2014:
Rivers Crossed - 51
Bathroom Stops - 22
Sandwiches Eaten - 70
Toddler Tantrums in Van - 5
Meals in Van - 8
Gas Stops - 20 (*** Note in Oregon you are NOT allowed to pump your own gas)
Dr. Peppers Consumed - 34
# States - 12
Loads of Laundry - 23
Meals Cooked in Hotel - 10
Miles Traveled - 5420
Gallons of Gas - 333
Avg MPG - 16.2
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