Round Up

Here’s a bit of a round up of my travels – what I liked, what I didn’t, what worked well, what I’d do differently next time and just other general bits and pieces. London London in late June (early summer) is light.  It’s light at around 3.30/4.00am in the morning until around 10pm at night.  I…

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 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 still…

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…

The Land of Bigmuff Superfuzz, Subpop and Long Hair

Day 21:  New York/Seattle Given that I was 3kg over already from Cayman, I need 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 figure it would cost me the same to buy a new suitcase and have to…