Climbed on the bus and headed downtown to Pike Place Market for my Food & Drink Tasting Tour www.savourseattletours.com. The meeting point was at Seattle's Best coffee shop on the corner of Pike Place & 1st Avenue. We were greeted by our hostess Angela. She gave us an overview and a bit of history about the market. There were 7 of us on the tour with her, and I won the prize from coming the furtherest!!! The rest were all Americans I think the 2nd fu...
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Had a great lie in this morning!!! Popped down to Starbucks for my morning coffee, then climbed onto a bus and headed down to the waterfront!!! Walked around the shops for a while, then headed down to Elliotts Seafood restuarant for lunch!!! Elliotts pride themselves on their Oysters!! As do many of the seafood restuarants in Seattle. I have never been offered so many different options of oysters anywhere else in the world!!! Very confused, so I asked the wa...
I woke up really early on the Tuesday morning, at 05h00, after getting in after midnight the night before from San Diego. I'd stayed at Mike's townhouse that night, and he was giving me a lift into Seattle to my hotel. I stayed for 2 nights at the Mediterranean Inn about 2 blocks from the Space Needle. It is no understatement when you hear that on every street corner there is a Starbucks coffee shop!!! Even in the foyer of my hotel there was a Starbucks, so...
Boarded flight BA049 London Heathrow, Terminal 4 at 14h05 and arrived at Seattle Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) at 16h45 after a short delay at LHR. A bit off schedule left me harrassed, as I knew I only had a short connection time for my flight to Pasco (Tricities). Obviously didn't get to see any of Seattle, but will update my blog at a later stage with my first real visit to the 'Emerald City'... watch this space!!