Day 5 – Seattle

25km of 385km so far

First well deserved day off for this trip, so I took my time to get off the bed. Karen and Benjamin were heading out to get supplies for their home projects. I got ready and headed off to downtown as well.

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View of the city

View of the city

Road on top of a road on top of a road

Road on top of a road on top of a road

I went via a big outdoors store looking for some supplies. I bought a new cycling short to replace the one that wasn’t fitting me properly. I got some more food supplies and tried to look for that gas canister. Unfortunately it is indeed discontinued in North America, so I need to get a new stove all together. They didn’t have in stock the one I wanted, so I will take my risk and look for it in the next big city. I should have enough fuel for another week or two. Next on my shopping list was a US phone number, so friends and family can call me, or I can reach the world in case of an emergency. The number is  +1 2066018224 +1 503-836-2740, so feel free to abuse it!

After some aimless and confused wonder around the touristic downtown, I ended up visiting the Seattle Art Museum for a last time. Up until today, they had a show on Japanese fashion designers. Really cool outfits, for eccentric people. Unfortunately photography wasn’t allowed in there, but here is some other artwork.

I love art

I love art

Later in the evening I caught up with Karen and Benjamin again and all together we met Jason and Jen for dinner in his new 24hours dinner Lost Lake at Capitol Hill. He runs a number of businesses around the neighborhood together with the Capitol Hill Block Party which seems to get bigger and bigger each year.

Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill

Benjamin and Karen

Benjamin and Karen

Jason and Jen in front of Lost Lake

Jason and Jen in front of Lost Lake

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One thought on “Day 5 – Seattle

  1. wei

    I went to see the Japanese Fashion exhibit at SAM too. Sneaked a few photos on my phone. It’s pretty incredible how something from 30 years ago can look so timeless. I especially love the photograph of a Junya Watanabe dress laid flat on the ground. It’s like totally random but not.

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