Disappointment Leaving, Disappointment Arriving

Day 24:  Seattle / San Francisco I don't want to leave Seattle.  I wish I had way more time to enjoy this city.  Obviously I knew that the music history side of the city would reel me in, but I didn't expect how pretty it would be and what an awesome vibe the city emanated. There's [...]

Jubilation and Paradise

Day 23, Seattle Today has dawned a stunningly blue, beautiful warm day - the absolute definition of a perfect day.  This is going to be a good day, I think to myself.  Yesterday I couldn't see Mt Rainier from either the seaplane nor the Space Needle, but today I think the Gods are smiling on [...]

Expect the Best

Day 22:  Seattle Oh what's this?  Another day filled to the brim with new and exciting things to do?  Righty then, best I finish my granola and yoghurt, wash it down with my coffee and get on with it! Scenic Flight on a Seaplane Taking a Seattle seaplane tour is a quintessential Northwest experience apparently.  [...]

The Land of Bigmuff Superfuzz, Subpop and Long Hair

Day 21:  New York/Seattle Given that I was already 3kg over my luggage allowance upon leaving Grand Cayman Island, I needed to do something about my luggage, by shipping some home ahead of me.  I found the New York post office on my travels last night and figured it would cost me the same to buy [...]