The 31st of October casts a peculiar spell over Americans, young and old. Four years ago when we were last here, coincidentally also at this time of year, much of the excitement on the east coast was blown away by Hurricane Sandy- can’t let the kids trick-or-treat if they are going to get blown away, a-la Dorothy and Toto. This time, however, we got the deluxe package deal- the lead up, when pumpkins begin to mysteriously sprout in every shop […]
Goodnight Seattle! Not exactly sleepless in Seattle- we barely stopped for breath during our three hectic days in hilly, autumn tinged Seattle. From our base in Pioneer Square, across Puget Sound to Bainbridge Island and through streets of fascinating architecture we crammed in as much as possible during our first stop this on this west coast tour of America.