Tuesday comes and we make our way to the Center of the Universe, aka,
The bus drops us off at an unassuming crossroads but the driver promises that a troll is to the left and Lenin to the right. Lenin is calling! You might be asking yourself, why is there a statue of a Russian leader in
And now for our troll. I’m assuming we’re looking for a statue. Bronze perhaps, on a street corner. We go to where it is supposed to be, look at all the corners, and it is nowhere to be found. Then, all of the sudden, you realize it isn’t a statue at all, but an enormous sculpture taking up every inch of the space under a bridge, which of course is exactly where it should be.
Chocolate is calling, as usual and we work our way to the factory. Our luck, we missed the tour. That did not stop us from sampling more chocolate than necessary and spending probably 30-40 minutes in store that only sold about 10 kinds of chocolate bars, well they had truffles too!
I love Thai food. We have one Thai restaurant in town that I frequent. There is a Thai restaurant on every block in
You’d think that was enough for one day, but of course not! On to the EMP, or The Experience Music Project, or The
With your ticket, you also gain admittance to the sci-fi museum, the EMP’s less popular cousin. But enjoyable. I proceeded to literally shoot from the hip. No one was around and I wanted some pictures. Someone should have gotten a picture of me in stealth mode. Who am I kidding? I’d suck as a spy!
Ok, that’s enough for one day. How we packed all that in, well, we’re nothing short of amazing right! But the best story is yet to come.
I had bought tickets online a few weeks prior for the Amtrak train from