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Amtrak dreaming, or, why I like road trips (12 July 2017)

Ain’t travel fun? We’ve flown, and had to wait for an hour on the tarmac in Sydney after arrival because of a broken plane at our gate. We’ve tried Greyhound and experienced delays for who knows what reasons. And now we’ve gone Amtrak. It started off well, leaving Seattle pretty much on time, soon after […]

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Boeing, Boeing: Seattle, Day 4 (8 July 2017)

Boeing, Boeing 707 Boeing, Boeing 707 Going, going, skywardly, heavenly¬† Funny, or perhaps not, how often songs pop unbidden into my head. Today, as you’ve probably guessed, was our Boeing factory day. It was a tour day, the only way you can see the Boeing factory, so our feet had a little rest, as did […]

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A hodge-podge sort of day: Seattle, Day 3 (7 July 2017)

With jetlag almost, but not quite, under control, and a planned dinner with friends in the evening, we decided to make today quieter than yesterday, though as it turns out we still managed, according to Garmin, to walk over 11kms. When in Seattle … We started the day by checking out that Starbucks Roastery and […]

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