One Last Cup of Chowder, Please

Vancouver was left behind after one more yummy breakfast at Bâtard Boulangerie. The drive down to Seattle was uneventful. Before returning the car downtown, a quick stop was made in Fremont to see some of the statues the area is known for, such as the giant troll under the bridge and a statue of Stalin … Continue reading One Last Cup of Chowder, Please


North Across the Border

A new week meant heading for a new country, but before leaving Portland a quick visit was made to the Upper Macleay area in Forest Park to see the Witch's Castle, a stone building built in the 1950s but abandoned only a decade later, leading to quite an interesting looking ruin deep in the forest. … Continue reading North Across the Border

Seafood, Brews, and an Underground Adventure in the Emerald City

Jetlag with a ten hour time difference = waking up without an alarm at six am after only three hours of sleep. That just meant a whole long day of exploring Seattle, beginning with coffee and a hefty breakfast of biscuits, grits, eggs, and gravy at Biscuit Bitch. It happened to be Memorial Day and the … Continue reading Seafood, Brews, and an Underground Adventure in the Emerald City


The final stop of the Epic Journey was finally at hand, Honolulu. After a short flight from Kona and 20 minutes in a cab, the travellers was transported into the heart of Waikiki, a totally different type of island paradise, a much less quiet and calm version. The amount of people and traffic was a … Continue reading Alooooooha!