The old story about taxi drivers knowing their city rang true for me yesterday in Kuala Lumpur.
This week I walked the labyrinth at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco.
Flying can be tedious and serious, so it was a joy this week to meet a Horizon Airlines cabin crew member with a sense of humour.
The Tacoma Art Museum is a splendid place to spend a morning, particularly if you see a current exhibition entitled (Re)Presenting Native Americans.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is based in Seattle, and the visitors’ centre displays a remarkable chronicle of positive change.
On Bainbridge Island, across from Seattle, I watched as a mixed rowing eight came ashore in the harbour.
The ocean around Bowen Island, Vancouver, is wonderful for watersports, so it’s common to see lines of kayakers crossing the bays or exploring the rugged coastline.
Take a twenty minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver, and you arrive at Bowen Island.
The Canadian train traverses Canada from Toronto to Vancouver, a journey of four nights, three days and 4,466 km.