Portlandia….bacon doughnuts and the “Spruce Goose”

July 25th, 2011 Portland, Oregon Once again I found myself at the dingy Seattle Greyhound bus terminal for an early morning departure, this time to spend four days in and around the city of Portland, Oregon. Thankfully the bus left on time for the 4 hour trip (including stops). Breakfast consisted of a $0.99 breakfast burrito at a truck stop in Centralia, Washington…..not…

A visit to “Twin Peaks”

July 23rd, 2011 “Twin Peaks” I went on an interesting and fun day trip with some new Seattle friends to the popular Snoqualmie Falls (about 45 minutes drive west of Seattle). This waterfall is on the Snoqualmie River near the town of Snoqualmie (not really big on giving places unique names in this part of Washington state!). The falls…

Seattle, Washington….my new home

Epic Journey When I left Orlando, Florida on May 11th, 2011 the flight with transfers was meant to take about 8 hours to cross the country and arrive in Seattle, Washington…..mother nature had other ideas! The United States has been hit by crazy weather this year – never ending snowstorms in some parts, fires and flooding…

Recap of my travels in the past year (2010)

The past year has gone by so fast, one moment I am leaving my Australian home and  job in May 2010 to travel the world, then before you know it I am living in Seattle, Washington USA! Most of 2010 was such an adventure travelling through: USA (May 2010) Central and southern Florida– Launch of Space…