Arriving into Seattle (home of Starbucks !) was quite surreal. The promise of lakes, mountains and pine trees vanished behind wildfire smoke. The disappearance of all non-urban landscape fortunately didn’t affect our main activities (they all revolve around food) and we still got to to visit the famous Pike Place market, ride the Monorail, and visit Chihuly Garden and Glass. You’d actually be surprised by how much of the city we got to see in under 24 hours ! I did leave wishing we had stayed longer to explore more of this exciting city, and you know what they say : Be careful what you wish for.
[to be continued…]