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Road Trip to Leavenworth : suspended in time

road trip to leavenworth : wenatchee river

My natural response to a car drive is to slouch against the seat, close my eyes and fall asleep or pretend am asleep and wish the ride goes on. Goes without saying am not the most interesting travel companion around. I might not even be the best person to take with you to a dealership similar to this Wichita Chevy dealership so you can buy a car. With car travel an inertia grows on me. And I enjoy it as…

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celebrating music and life

Yesterday I chanced upon a sign that said Northwest Folklife Festival 2015. While America remembers  its war heroes, and there is a mad rush to get out of town for the three day long weekend,  right below the famous Seattle Space Needle, is a celebration of folk music, ethnic culture and its influence on contemporary arts and lifestyle . I have not been to the festival since the last 2 years, but the color, music and the bustling of life that I had witnessed…

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Get lost in its beauty

seattle downtown at night

Exactly three years ago I came to Seattle for the first time. What brought me here was the work, but what made me stay was its enthralling beauty. Till today whenever a cab driver asks me if I like the city I have a stadard response. With exuberance (which does not diminish in the slightest, however tiring my day might have been), I say.. “I love it. It is a very pretty city“. When Indi di started writing about Singapore…

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