Hare Creek Motel
Travel Blogs from Surrey
... planning to stop at Bellingham. Hmm – do we rush breakfast or arrive late? Well, I guess we don’t really have to get the car back until five anyway.
Ten(ish) on the dot and we’re rolling down the main street of Leavenworth, trying to get one last snap of the Bavarian rendition of places like MacDonalds and The Mongolian Wok. Then, we have another Bilbo Baggins ...
... pretty as.
Next day, we
caught the ferry to Whidbey Island…again as pretty as.
seeing Mt St Helens in the rain and cloud but our drive up to the crater showed
us the devastation caused by the eruption.
Rainier the skies cleared for us and two days were spent hiking and seeing the
sights at this awesome mountain.
only starting ...
... very worried. I was very very mad at Rosie's owner - we wrote them an email before asking them to please constrain Rosie since Rosie does not listen to their command. Today I emailed them again. This is so unfair ....
We left the hotel after 9am. It was an overcast day today, with drizzling rain now and then, and quite chilly, much colder than I expected. We first went across the street to have breakfast at Starbucks. Then we walked around the Bay by ...
... car park – right by the spot where I always park. Haha – trapped! But no, our wannabe Evil Knievel races his Harley through the little entrance door, straight down the escalator I ride every other day, and out through the next door into the undercover car park I like to use when it's raining. They eventually caught the guy, but it has made me wonder.
Ok, so the chances of colliding with ...
... one, though it was pretty hard to tell which was which without the labels, such was the quality of all the gingerbread structures.
Back at the apartment, we rested, chatted and watched movies. It was so nice to actually relax on Christmas, and spend time with the family. Usually on Christmas, everyone is so busy and focused on the day, real immediate-family time is neglected.
It wasn’t until around 8:30 at night when we ...