The Seattle Seven

Here are seven reasons to visit the Emerald City. 1. Walk and wander. Don’t miss Pioneer Square, Elliot Bay Bookstore, the Waterfront and Pike Place Market and the Fremont Sunday Market. Everything listed below is within strolling distance in downtown Seattle. (www.visitseattle.org) 2. The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) is now an anchor in the vital[…]

Gunkholing with CruiseWest

Gunkhole is a nautical term loosely defined as “to wander, discovering whatever is around the next bend or just over the horizon.” My wife and I enjoyed a splendid week of gunkholing aboard CruiseWest’s Spirit of Endeavor on their Pacific Northwest Coastal Escape departing from Seattle. The ship carries only 102 passengers and its small[…]