Ready for our big vacation... our Alaska Air flight 311 out of SFO had a departure at 9:05 and left on time. Arrives early to Seattle before 11:00 am.
The weather was already warm when we arrived in Seattle. We took a crazy taxi ride to our hotel, The Mediterranean Inn close to Seattle Center. We were able to check in early which was nice.
We changed, then walked over to Seattle Center to check out the Chihuly Garden and Glass (almost lost my phone!) We then take the monorail to Pike Marketplace. This weekend in Seattle was 'SeaFair' celebration (like SF's Fleet Week) so the tourist crowds were high. After walking around and getting gelato we head back to the hotel to rest.
We met up with Diana for dinner at Elliotts Oyster House on Pier 58. The weather was perfect for nice outside dining on the wharf. Oysters, Moscow Mules (x3), fresh halibut entrees, Bordeaux ice creamdessert... perfect meal.
We then take Monorail to Seattle Center and go to the Chuhuly museum at night, different experience at night, sorry no Space Needle on this trip.
It was great catching up with Diana in Seattle.
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