I arrived soon enough to drive through the northern Cascades to experience the changing of seasons.
Viewpoint from Lake Diablo.
Eating lots of home-cooked foods such as these above and these below:
Access to lots of west coast beers (yes, yes, i know where Victory is located).
Visiting friends in Portlandia.
Nico and Allison showing off Portland.
Love the markets with so many green leafy veggies (will miss this variety in Belgium!)
Nico happens to make the best pizza dough and breads, and kimchee fried rice, and ginger butternut soup, and blueberry Danishes, and did I mention amazing pizzas?
Columbia River Gorge, Oregon.
Multnomah Falls, Oregon.
Views from the Space Needle in Seattle, WA. Expensive, but worth the view.
Views from the Space Needle in Seattle, WA.
So yes we did touristy things too, such as visiting the Experience Music Project.
More touristy things: Pike's Place Market.
Sampling many regional foods with Neil and Deep.
Visiting Jacquelyn and Jimmy in Seattle for some local treats (e.g beers and eats).