Residence Inn Seattle Bellevue
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... on two of the new airplanes operated by Japanese carriers.
Got up at 9:11 a.m. this morning at the Microtel Inn near DEN. Ate breakfast downstairs, then took the 10:15 shuttle to the airport. I had flown in from IAD late last night. Relaxed in the United Club while waiting for the 787 to Tokyo to board. At 11:26, one minute after check-in closed, I was #3 on the upgrade list for four remaining BusinessFirst seats.
Went to Gate B32 shortly ...
... 8217;t stop Seattle’s infamous drizzle finding its way down the nape of the neck. No-one has been unkind enough to say so, but deep in my heart I know I look something of a twerp in my Akubra . . . only an Aussie can wear an Akubra. The range of millinery on-board is rich and varied . . . I’m thinking something felt with a feather (a subtle one, not like Big Chief Running River from the local reservation). I promise to send you a photograph when I find ...
... Pass where our hotel reservation awaited us around 730. We checked in and went next door to Elmers a little diner. We didn't find any wabbits...but Chuck made friends with a pig statue and they did have a statue of a weiner dog on the mantle that I sent to Whit and Nilly dog :). Most of us had breakfast for dinner and then we walked back to our Best Western hotel. Chuck and Joe went and gased up the van while the rest of us retreated to our room to recharge our batteries. That's all ...
... br> After all were accounted for, we started the process of boarding the cruise line. The process was not much of a hassle, and we were surprised to see our luggage in our side-by-side rooms on the Aloha deck (which was on the starboard side of the ship, and pretty much at the front of the boat).
We were introduced to our cabin steward, Ian, who made us feel welcomed and explained a few things about his role and information about the ...
... Today he gets an afternoon snack of a hotdog, chips, and rootbeer (he had a very small lunch).
We ended up with a hour delay... a big tree fell on the tracks! While this would have been miserable in a car, it was no big deal at all on the train. Monkey got a second snack of pretzel chips & hummus. It's still completely easy... we just stay put.
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking