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Today we left our Tacoma hotel (with the gorgeous view of Mt. Ranier) and headed on to it's big sister , The Emerald City, Seattle. The city and the port are huge, it reminded us of very much so of San Francisco with its skyscrapers and steep hilled roads. It took some time, but eventually we found a parking garage that wasn’t …
... sketchy bus trip through downtown Seattle to hipster Fremont (“The Centre of the Universe”). I like to skip over those parts. Skip forward to where I'm enjoying a bowl of steaming hot local mussels and clams washed down with wine from a nearby vineyard. Reading The Stranger. Rain pouring down outside. Ahhhh… That’s better.
About that rain. It’s part of the reason Seattle gets its main nickname – “The Emerald ...
... are big. Not stadiums, but big concert halls. He seemed truly delighted to be back to basics, often playing unplugged in this single room.
Simon is growing up. We were there because he discovered his music some time ago. Now there are two extra fans to add to his growing fan base.
Here is a man who writes and sings with passion, from his Soul. I cried, I laughed and I came away uplifted. If you don’t know him, have a listen. ...
... having a holiday at Wallu.
Staying at Maple Grove RV Park in Seattle. Cold, windy and wet. On Sunday we took a bus and then a train into the city to check things out. Train travels alongside the water. We saw a seal on the rocks. Walked around for a while. Wanted to visit the Space Needle in the city but couldn't even see it let alone find it, and no help from anyone we ...
... their honeymoon.... sweet.
Black, latte, some kind of strained yuk that looked like tea, apple infused - you get the picture.
Of the 6 tried, K liked 2 - the first and last sampled - being a very strong dark roast and an espresso. No surprises there then!
What else? Lots more walking. Not sure how many of you have been to Seattle, but if you have you will know ...
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