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Old 06-19-2012, 04:38 PM   #1
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No Orcas, No Bears, No Fly! But Why?? Disney Wonder Alaska VIDEO/PICS/NAVS/MENUS/MORE

For anyone who wants to read my PTR here is the link, I am just going to jump right in here with my TR, if you want to find out more about me and how we planned for our Anniversary Vacation Please feel free to read the PTR! Now Who wants to go to Seattle & Alaska??

5th Anniversary Vacation!
June 8-19, 2012
Seattle, WA and Cruise to Alaska on the Disney Wonder
Tracy Arm, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Victoria BC

PTR Chapter Links:

PTR and Who we Are!
The Plan, Will It really Happen This Way?
Packing List, Geez, Do I Really Need All This Stuff?
List O' Links, They Helped Me Plan, Maybe They Will Help You Too!
Cruise Documents, It is Getting Really Close Now!

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Vacation Video

June 8, 2012 - Seattle, Washington
Playing Cards, Cupcakes, Blue Sky...Don't Die! Part One
Playing Cards, Cupcakes, Blue Sky...Don't Die! Part Two
Playing Cards, Cupcakes, Blue Sky...Don't Die! Part Three

June 9, 2012 - Seattle, Washington
Bakeries, Rough Seas, Red Mills, and Onion Rings! Part One
Bakeries, Rough Seas, Red Mills, and Onion Rings! Part Two
Bakeries, Rough Seas, Red Mills, and Onion Rings! Part Three

June 10, 2012 - Seattle, Washington
I Like Big Shrimp and I Cannot Lie!
I Went to Seattle and All I Got Was...Part One
I Went to Seattle and All I Got Was...Part Two
That's One Big Walrus!

June 11, 2012 - Embarkation Day!
Por Favor Mantengase Alejado De Las Puertas!
Heeeyyyy...we know you guys!
Hidden Mickey's In The Most Unexpected Places!
Someday My Prince Will Come!

June 12, 2012 - Day At Sea!
Once, Twice, Three Times a Schindel and we lu-u-u-uv you! Part One
Once, Twice, Three Times a Schindel and we lu-u-u-uv you! Part Two

June 13, 2012 - Tracy Arm!
Why Do I Keep Waking Up So Early? We are on Vacation!
"Hey Darren, Look There Is A Bear!"...Ok Not Really
Finally, We See Some Bears! Although, These Are The Huggable Kind!

June 14, 2012 - Skagway!
Finally! There Is A Restroom...Well Sort Of?
We Hiked All This Way.....For That???

June 15, 2012 - Juneau!
Whale Watching...I Thought We Went Eagle Watching?
Those Are The Most Disgusting Teeth I Have Ever Seen!

June 16, 2012 - Ketchikan! - Our 5th Anniversary!
Cloudy Skies and Our Anniversary Surprise!

June 17, 2012 - Victoria, BC!
Till We Meet Again...See Ya Real Soon!

June 18, 2012 - Seattle!
It's Time To Go? Say It Ain't So!


Navigator's and Other Info Sheets June 11-18, 2012 Cruise

Photos from the Process of Making FE Custom Vinylmations:
Jeremy meticulously painting them
Back of the Packaging
Front of Packaging Empty
Empty Blister Pack with No Inserts
Printed Backing Sheet
Printed Backing Front Side Sheet
Printed Inserts
Jeremy Painting Some More
And Painting a Little Bit More

Voyage Navigator - Page One
Voyage Navigator - Page Two

Stateroom Television Guide
Buena Vista Theatre Schedule

Spa Brochure (Page One)
Spa Brochure (Page Two)
Spa Brochure (Page Three)
Spa Brochure (Page Four)

Duty Free Liquor Price List

Onboard Shopping Promotions (Page One)
Onboard Shopping Promotions (Page Two)

Day One - June 11, 2012 - Seattle Navigator (Page One)
Day One - June 11, 2012 - Seattle Navigator (Page Two)
Day One - June 11, 2012 - Seattle Navigator (Page Three)
Day One - June 11, 2012 - Seattle Navigator (Page Four)

Parrot Cay (Island Dinner Menu)
Appetizers - Soups & Salads - Bread Selection - Main Course - Vegetarian - Lighter Note Offerings - Desserts

Day Two - June 12, 2012 - Day At Sea Navigator (Page One)
Day Two - June 12, 2012 - Day At Sea Navigator (Page Two)
Day Two - June 12, 2012 - Day At Sea Navigator (Page Three)
Day Two - June 12, 2012 - Day At Sea Navigator (Page Four)

Tritons (Golden Mickey Menu)
Appetizers/Soups & Salads/Bread Selection - Main Course/Vegetarian/Lighter Note Offerings - After Dinner Liqueurs/Speciality Coffees/Cognacs & Eaux De Vie/Dessert Wines & Port Wines - Desserts/No Sugar Added Desserts

Day Three - June 13, 2012 - Tracy Arm Navigator (Page One)
Day Three - June 13, 2012 - Tracy Arm Navigator (Page Two)
Day Three - June 13, 2012 - Tracy Arm Navigator (Page Three)
Day Three - June 13, 2012 - Tracy Arm Navigator (Page Four)

Tritons (French Dinner Menu)
Appetizers & Cocktails - Soups & Salads - Main Course - Vegetarian & Lighter Note Offerings - Desserts

Day Four - June 14, 2012 - Skagway Navigator (Page One)
Day Four - June 14, 2012 - Skagway Navigator (Page Two)
Day Four - June 14, 2012 - Skagway Navigator (Page Three)
Day Four - June 14, 2012 - Skagway Navigator (Page Four)

Animator's Palate (Show Dinner Menu)
Specialty Cocktails - Appetizers and Soups & Salads - Main Course - Vegetarian & Lighter Note Offerings - Dessert

Day Five - June 15, 2012 - Juneau Navigator (Page One)
Day Five - June 15, 2012 - Juneau Navigator (Page Two)
Day Five - June 15, 2012 - Juneau Navigator (Page Three)
Day Five - June 15, 2012 - Juneau Navigator (Page Four)

Parrot Cay (Taste Of Alaska Menu)
Appetizers - Soups & Salads - Main Course - Vegetarian & Lighter Note Offerings - Desserts

Day Six - June 16, 2012 - Ketchikan Navigator (Page One)
Day Six - June 16, 2012 - Ketchikan Navigator (Page Two)
Day Six - June 16, 2012 - Ketchikan Navigator (Page Three)
Day Six - June 16, 2012 - Ketchikan Navigator (Page Four)

Palo (Dinner Menu)
All Courses

Day Seven - June 17, 2012 - Victoria Navigator (Page One)
Day Seven - June 17, 2012 - Victoria Navigator (Page Two)
Day Seven - June 17, 2012 - Victoria Navigator (Page Three)
Day Seven - June 17, 2012 - Victoria Navigator (Page Four)

Animator's Palate (Till We Meet Again Menu)
Appetizers, Soups & Salads, Bread Selection - Main Courses, Vegetarian, Lighter Note Offerings - Desserts - After Dinner Drinks

Day Eight - June 18, 2012 - Welcome to Seattle (Front)
Day Eight - June 18, 2012 - Welcome to Seattle (Back)

Extra Photos for Anyone Interested in Seeing Everything We Took! When I say everything.....I Mean EVERYTHING
June 8, 2012 Photos
June 9, 2012 Photos
June 10, 2012 Photos
June 11, 2012 Photos
June 12, 2012 Photos
June 13, 2012 Photos Part One
June 13, 2012 Photos Part Two
June 13, 2012 Photos Part Three
June 14, 2012 Photos
June 15, 2012 Photos Part One
June 15, 2012 Photos Part Two
June 16, 2012 Photos
June 17, 2012 Photos
June 18, 2012 Photos

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Old 06-19-2012, 04:46 PM   #2
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I'm in! Can't wait to hear about it!

ETA: My DS and I stood at Smith Cove park in Seattle and watched your sail away! It was a beautiful day!
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Old 06-19-2012, 05:24 PM   #3
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ETA: My DS and I stood at Smith Cove park in Seattle and watched your sail away! It was a beautiful day!
Yay!! I bet that was cool watching it sail away! Yes it was a beautiful day that day! Well actually the whole weekend in Seattle was gorgeous!! Thanks for reading!! I hope you enjoy the TR!
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I am waiting for the rest! Come on girl I emailed you this afternoon....hope to hear from you! I can't wait to read the rest....

We miss you guys!
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I am waiting for the rest! Come on girl I emailed you this afternoon....hope to hear from you! I can't wait to read the rest....

We miss you guys!
I think we miss you guys more...LOL I am working on it, I swear I have like thousands of photos to sort through. I'm getting the next part ready right now!
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Playing Cards, Cupcakes, Blue Sky...Don't Die! Part 2

[FONT="Verdana"]Since we had a little bit of time before our Savor Seattle Gourmet Indulgence Tour we decided to walk around the city a bit. We were only 2 blocks from Pike Place or something like that, and I knew I needed to grab some postcards and a magnet (I collect magnets from travel destinations) so we chose to head down there and just look around for a little bit. I don't have any photos from this first part other than the Market Sign

Sorry, I took a lot of video this day, but I promise I do have lots of Market Photos from the Pike Place Tour so don't you worry! Plus you can see the video at the end of the TR This market I swear has some of the BEST looking seafood and fruit and flowers that I have ever seen in my entire life! They had the biggest shrimp and lobster tails, scallops, everything, and mountains of seafood and shellfish everywhere. I want to move there just so I can go to the market to buy my food for the day. They had Rainier Cherries that were bright and colorful, rows and rows of flowers! If you get a chance to go to Seattle Pike Place is a must do, I am sure you already know that, or may think that it is too touristy, but Just go it is worth it!! We had to meet for the tour at 1:40 at The Yellow Leaf Cupcake Co. and we were starving, we tried to debate whether we wanted to wait to eat until the tour or grab something quick beforehand. We chose to go ahead and find something to eat, a decision which we would later regret Don't judge me for this, but we ended up eating in the Mall food court...I know...I know, the city with the most awesome food and we eat Cajun Beef in the Westlake Mall Food Court.

The Mall is right at our hotel, there is even a direct connection from the Westlake Mall to the Lobby of the Mayflower Park, which is great if it is raining, because you don't even have to go outside to use the monorail or the light rail system. Luckily, the entire time we were in Seattle it did not rain on us, actually it was really sunny and nice out. We were very lucky! If you read my PTR you know that I shipped my FE Gifts Priority Mail to the hotel, they were there waiting for me when we checked in!! We picked up the FE package at the front desk and went back up to our room, I filled out the first 2 postcards of our trip and put stamps on them and took them with me on the tour because I knew that at the last stop on the tour Gelatiamo, the Post Office was right across the street! At 1:30 we left the hotel and walked the 0.3 miles to The YellowLeaf Cupcake Co.

On our way I saw one of the coolest pieces of art ever! Who doesn't love popsicles!

When we got there we met Brad our Tour Guide with Savor Seattle and Jeremy can't help but make silly faces when I take photos, but I love them!

We got there a little early so while we were waiting on everyone else, the owner of Yellowleaf struck up a conversation with us about LA and the Dodgers. He was from LA and was going to the game on Sunday and noticed that Jeremy was wearing a Dodger hat! It was pretty cool to get to talk to the owner of the shop about LA! Once everyone arrived we got fitted with headsets and then the tour began with our first tasting! They were a Pancakes & Bacon Cupcake, and a Tomato Soup cupcake!

You have no idea how DELICIOUS these were! They only do certain flavors every day, and when they run out that's it! Jeremy really enjoyed the Tomato Soup one, it was his favorite out of the two!

Next we headed down the street to Serious Pie which is a Tom Douglas restaurant, he is a James Beard award winning chef and even beat Morimoto on Iron Chef America!

We got to try two different types of pizza there, we tasted the Yukon Gold Potato Rosemary Pecorino, and the Roasted Morel Mushroom and Truffle Cheese Pizza! Needless to say both of these pizzas didn't last long at all with our group!


As I do this TR, I realize that I don't have that many photos of myself...well there is nothing I can really do about that now, but I do have a few that Jeremy took later on in the trip, plus some photos we purchased. I need to hand over the camera more often! Note to self, next trip tell Jeremy to take more photos of me! Moving on! We left Serious Pie and made our way to Icon Grill which has very eclectic decor, it is a pretty cool restaurant with random stuff all over!

They presented us with Macaroni & Cheese and a Blue Cheese Topped Beef Tenderloin, and uhh...well I ate it before I took a photo, and this was all that was left after I was done...

Remember earlier when I mentioned that I was going to regret eating before we came, well this is where the fullness really started kicking in, but we were not going to stop now! It is actually really funny because later on our motto turned into "If You See It, Eat It" and that started early with us on this trip!
From Icon Grill we made our way to Pike Place to La Buona Tavola

We tried Sooo many things there, Red Pepper Pesto, and Pesto Alla Genovese, White Truffle & Black Truffle Oil, 2 different kinds of aged balsamic vinegars, truffle salt, potato leek soup with white truffle oil, apple curd and corn cookies, those were my favorite!


Fullness meter at maximum capacity, wait we have how many restaurants left go to??????
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Playing Cards, Cupcakes, Blue Sky...Don't Die! Part 1

The alarm goes off at 4:45am this morning but I had already been up since about 3:00 , I couldn't sleep with all this anticipation built up inside from planning this trip since January! I went to the office to do a last minute email check. Turned on Disney Channel for the babies (Arya & Quorra, my miniature schnauzers) and waited patiently for my mom to arrive and whisk us away to the airport. While riding in the car on the way is was pretty dark outside and I had butterflies in my stomach, I always get nervous before I go on a long flight. This one while not as long as others was almost 5 hours. We pulled up to the airport in Charlotte. I had already done online check-in, so we had our boarding passes, and I paid the $50 checked luggage fee, luckily we kept our bags under the 50 pound limit, hopefully they will still be under when we come back! We handed our luggage over to the porters outside so we didn't have to wait in line at all and just went straight to Security. While we were standing in line and waiting to put our bags through the detectors the TSA guy started up a conversation with us. We told him we were going to Alaska on the Wonder, and found out that he was a DVC member at Bay Lake, and him and his family are leaving in a week to go on the Disney Fantasy! It was pretty random, but really cool at the same time! There are Disney people EVERYWHERE and I love it! It only took about 5 minutes maximum to get through security and we were lucky enough to be able to go around the whole body scanners and only through the metal detectors which I was happy about because I was hungry and wanted to get some breakfast!
Once we made it to the terminal we got some Bojangles (only in the south) Boarding started at 7:15am and we were in the air by 7:50am! Flight time to Seattle from Charlotte is about 4 hours 57 minutes so we had a little while on the plane so we might as well get comfortable! Jeremy started reading his book right away (Hunger Games)
and I kept my camera out to take a photo and some video (I will put the video up at the end of the TR)
Pretty Moon! I also took the time to write a few notes for the TR. About 45 minutes into the flight there was a HORRIBLE smell like sewage. If you have ever driven down I-95 to Orlando through Georgia, you know the smell I am talking about. I have absolutely no idea what it was but OH was it bad. Then about 30 minutes after that, the Flight Attendants come on over the PA and announced they has misplaced a ziploc bag of insulin and asked everyone to look around their seats for it. A little later they did announce that they had found it which was good for whoever needed it! It always seems that whatever seat I choose on an airplane that I end up getting kicked in the back the entire time This was a very eventful flight because about 2 hours into it the FA's came on the PA again asking if there was any medical personnel on board. There did happen to be a doctor on the flight and he rang his call bell, he was one row up from us, he went up 2 rows or so and started checking the vitals of the patient who was seated in row 11, we were on 15 so we could see what was happening for the most part. We looked outside and noticed that we had started going lower in elevation, maybe it was some kind of precaution for the oxygen the patient was now on?? Into the 4th hour of the flight all is calm once again, thank goodness! It was the first time ever I was on a flight where everyone cheered when we landed. Although we did have to wait a bit on the plane because EMTs were standing by on the runway to come and get the man off the plane. We made our way to the baggage claim
and our bags were 2 of the first to come out so we scooped them up and took the short walk over to the light rail station where we hopped right on the LINK


to take us to our hotel for 3 nights! It was a pretty cool ride because at almost all of the stations there was a lot of public art and even inside one of the tunnels as you are going through there are playing cards popping up outside the windows, it was really awesome! We made our way to our hotel the Mayflower Park Hotel

We were checked right in, it was only about 11:00am there and our room was ready right away!! With our bags in our room, now what do we do?
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I have thoroughly enjoyed reading your trip report. We have 28 day to go until our very own Alaskan cruise and this has helped me to become even more excited (didn't know it was possible!).

The day of your anniversary - while didn't go as expected - seemed fun and memorable. DH and I are celebrating our 2nd anniversary on the cruise and hope that ours is as enjoyable.
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Thanks, I didn't have hats and gloves on my list yet! Better to be safe than sorry.
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We had the Pixar channel on all the time as well. And I love Panne Cotta as well!

What a shame your surprise was cancelled. The pub skit was too funny.
Yay! Pixar Channel Ruled! Yeah, I think I have gotten over the excursion being cancelled now, I can't wait to go another cruise just to see the pub skit again!

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I have thoroughly enjoyed reading your trip report. We have 28 day to go until our very own Alaskan cruise and this has helped me to become even more excited (didn't know it was possible!).

The day of your anniversary - while didn't go as expected - seemed fun and memorable. DH and I are celebrating our 2nd anniversary on the cruise and hope that ours is as enjoyable.
I hope you all have a great time on your cruise! It makes me happy that I made you more excited! You should have a great time! Happy early Anniversary!! Thanks for reading!

I just wanted to let everyone know that I have added a link for my Trip Video on the very first page at the head of the TR Links in case anyone is interested in watching that! I still have one more day to get done on the TR, so stay with me for a little bit longer if you can! I have just had a super busy weekend with a bridal shower and finishing this video, and still more stuff to do around the house! Have a Magical Day guys, and I hope to get the last day up very soon for you! Hope you enjoy the Video, It is only 11 minutes long, so pretty much 1 minute per day we were gone so I was proud that I kept it that short! Enjoy!!
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Smile Thanks for your trip report!

I have enjoyed reading your trip report. My family and I leave for our Alaskan cruise on July 30th and we can't wait. Thanks so much for posting the navigators...they really help us plan out our days ahead of time!
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Wow, Awesome video!! I'm so happy that you shared so many details of your trip with us!

What program did you use to make your video? I need to figure out how to make little excerpts into one video lol.
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Wow, Awesome video!! I'm so happy that you shared so many details of your trip with us!

What program did you use to make your video? I need to figure out how to make little excerpts into one video lol.
I used Final Cut Pro X, but I have also used Sony Vegas Movie Studio a lot and it does great too! I'm glad you liked it! I took 26GB of hd video and narrowed it down to that lmao!
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Very nice video! Thanks for sharing, making me excited for our cruise in July.
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I used Final Cut Pro X, but I have also used Sony Vegas Movie Studio a lot and it does great too! I'm glad you liked it! I took 26GB of hd video and narrowed it down to that lmao!
Thank you, I'll look into those.

Seriously though, such a cute movie and just the right length! That's a lot of video!!
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It's Time to Go? Say It Ain't So!

We were woken up on our last morning with the familiar chile of the announcements bell. The walk-off guests were already cleared to disembark at 7:30am. We quickly got ready, put the last few things in our bags, and headed down toward Animator's Palate for the See Ya Real Soon Breakfast! We said goodbye to Cristina, our room hostess, on the way down and saw a few other Disboards members leaving as well. For breakfast, I ordered the "For A Sweet Journey", which consisted of different types of pancakes and Jeremy got the Route 66, which had the classic eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns. By the time we ordered our food our Purple Minnie tags were called to disembark. I am pretty sure they had already called Ariel and Daisy also by that time, and the Minnie group was called about 10 minutes earlier than expected which was at about 8:20. Our second seating breakfast was at 8:15! Breakfast was very good, we hugged Mario and Tricia goodbye and I almost teared up yet again. It's like you feel like you get to know people on the ship for a week, and it is sad to think that you will more than likely never see them again for the rest of your life. The disembarkation process was really quick, they swiped out KKTW cards, we went down and easily found our luggage in the Purple Minnie Section...



...headed toward customs, which took all of 30 seconds because we didn't buy anything really. The guy didn't even check my passport, only Jeremy's. We got outside and called our ride Seattle Shuttle. We had an entire day to spend in Seattle and this shuttle service will drop you off anywhere you want to go in Seattle, tag your bags and store them in a secure facility, and then whenever you are ready to go to the airport, they will collect your bags and then pick you up wherever you happen to be at the time in downtown! It was awesome! I highly recommend it! So Josh, from Seattle Shuttle, picked us up at the Pier and dropped us off right in the middle of Pike Place Market. We went straight over to Chukar Cherries. I had been dying to get my hands on those since last Sunday. I think I bought 4 different kinds, and a jar of peach cherry salsa to take home! After walking the stalls of Pike for a bit we headed up toward the post office to ship all of our FE stuff home since it would not all fit in our luggage.



By now it was 10:35, we want to have some chowder at Pike Place Chowder for lunch and also I still needed to pick up a Hard Rock Glass. We also needed to stop by the Mariner Team Store to get a magnet. So we went back down to Pike to stop by the Confectional to get some cheesecake bites. I got a salted caramel one, and Jeremy a peanut butter and chocolate one. Deanna told me we had to go there, so we did!



We went by Hard Rock on our way there to get our pilsner glass and they stopped making them!! Now they only do pint glasses. Now we have this whole collection of things that I can no longer get urgh! Maybe I can find one on eBay who knows. At 11:00 we went to get some chowder, Jeremy stood in line while I found us a lovely seat, overlooking the meet the Producer sign in the market!



We opted for their namesake chowder in a sourdough bread bowl because it sounded really good! I can't say it enough, but it seriously is the best chowder I have ever had!



So we finished eating, and went down and bought the magnet from the Mariner Team Store, and started walking toward the mall and noticed the Duck Tour. I had remembered that the Schindels took it, we had also been on a duck tour in Boston before and had a lot of fun! We had some time to kill before our time slot at Chihuly Garden and Glass so we were like, hey, why not do the duck tour! Originally we had planned to go kayaking this morning, but we were way too tired to do any type of physically demanding activity. But we still ended up getting to go on Lake Union after all!



Our duck captain was named "Sid E Slicker"...lol It was really cool, we got to see the Sleepless in Seattle floating home, learned the difference between floating homes and house boats. Saw Dale Chihuly's home/studio and Gas Works Park which is really cool!



As we were driving around we happened to stop at a traffic light and there was a guy on the sidewalk waiting to cross the street I guess. The captain turned on some music and asked the dude to dance for us! That guy just started break dancing right there on the spot! It was awesome!! It was the craziest thing, even "Sid" didn't expect that guy to be able to dance as good as he did. (I Still wonder if it was set-up thing that happens on every tour). By the time the Duck Tour was over it was 1:40, so we chose to go on up to the 3rd floor of the mall to the Monorail Station and go over to Seattle Center. We contemplated going to the Pacific Science Center but changed our minds and just sat down for a bit to rest and catch up on TR notes. At 2:40 we got to the Chihuly Garden and Glass! It is beautiful inside there! The most amazing glass art I have ever seen!







The garden outside is right under the Space Needle, so how could I not take a photo like this...LOL



By 4:00 in the afternoon we had made our way back to Westlake mall. Pixie08 had told us about this place called Shorty's which is a 21+ bar/arcade that had really good hot dogs and nachos! So thanks to her for telling us about that! The booths are really cool in there, the tables are actually pinball machine tops, with everything still inside! So after we ate we were still trying to figure out things to do because we still had some time before we needed to go to the airport. I pulled up the Fandango App on my iPhone and found a theater near us, so we went to see a movie. The theater we went to was awesome! Porbably the nicest AMC I have ever been to, I think it was called the AMC Pacific Place Mall? We finished the movie and I called Seattle Shuttle to pick us up at 6th and Pine, which is where the theater was! That corner turned out to be pretty interesting. On one side there was a guy playing violin in a tux, and on the opposite corner, there was an older gentleman screaming curse words and obscenities at passing children and families. Luckily, we didn't have to wait too long for our driver. We made it quickly to the airport, checked in, dropped off our luggage, went through security. Our gate was the first one right after security so we didn't have to walk far at all, boarding started at 9:40, we got on the plane and made our way home back to Stanley.

I want to thank everyone for reading my TR! I had a lot of fun writing it and taking photos and video for it! We had a great time on our cruise, even though there were a few mishaps...LOL If anyone has any questions to ask about anything please feel free to ask me! If you enjoyed reading my TR, look for another one toward the end of August, We are going on an Atlanta/WDW/Disney Dream Cruise, August 17-24, 2012! I found TR's to be a great way to remember things on my vacation, and it has been wonderful looking back over it all and sharing it with all of you! Thanks again for reading, and I hope it helped some of you plan for your own upcoming vacations, or makes some of you want to go on a Seattle/Alaskan vacation...LOL! Have a magical day!
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