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... 8217;s movie theater, the forward (I.e., at the bow of the boat) lounge outfitted with panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows and cozy seats, where I’m sitting now with Carolyn, catching up on these blog entries. We never leave our cabin without the binoculars and camera, and a good book. At one point, Carolyn leans over to me, closing her book, and comments on just how much she has enjoyed being largely without internet access for this whole trip (except for our stops in town), ...
... were docked right in the center of town. The town was all touristy, including barkers on the sidewalk to lure you into their stores. ( I actually didn't mind the barkers -- they were cute young women in mini-skirts.) We did buy some Alaska art work, but that was it. Supposedly there was a totem pole park somewhere in the city but we didn't have time to visit. We raced to find a cab and get back to the ferry before it sailed into the ...
... The day starts off in a relaxed manner and continues that way as we drop the lines and motor around the island to Friday Harbor . Friday Harbor is a much busier harbor on San Juan island. The harbor front isn’t as quaint and homey as Roche Harbor, it is much more of a town. Lots of commercial business, bars, restaurants, etc. We pick a spot for lunch and then head off back to Bellingham.
Once again, Captain Gary was right, the haze burned off and it was downright balmy ...
I spent the last day of my trip completely with my hostfamily. I started the day by preparing to leave. I packed my bags early, so there was no need to do that in the evening. After that Kellie's sister stopped by and asked me how I found the trip and she asked me what I thought of everything and everybody. We kept talking and talking and it was really nice.
In the afternoon I gave my gifts from Holland ...
12 April 2013
A nice relaxed start sets the tone for the day.
Being pensioners, our breakfast consists of the Weetabix we brought with
us from Surrey, and a cup of tea. Then,
mum gets that look in her eye. I know
I’m in trouble. “You don’t eat enough fruit” she says. “I had
strawberry ice cream two days ago.”
“That’s not fruit!” Hmmm, how
to distract her. ...
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