Seattle –> SF
#got my bike, Vita, tuned up for the first time at Sammamish
#reunited with a friend whom I haven’t seen for 8 years in Seattle
#biked through I-90 in Seattle
#visited University of Washington and saw little ducklings climbing downstairs
#went boating in Lake Washington with a friend I met 1 year ago through Zimride (a ride-sharing website)
# $5 Ranier cherries everywhere in Washington!!
# celebrated Forth of July on a sailboat on the Columbia River: 360-degree fireworks
#met my boyfriend’s friend in Portland and attended a data-driven birthday party!
#bumped into The World Domination Summit
#played Pomodoro poker at Beeminder (a productivity startup)
#BBQ party on a sailboat on Hayden island
#cherry picking with kids and reminded of my childhood as an only child
#40 miles bike trip from Banks to Vernonia with 2 moms and 3 little kids with my Pikachu through meetup.com
#continued my trip down to SF from Portland
#took a bus West to Tillamook and met Alex Perl on the bus ride! Alex is a super inspirational girl who is working on giant ships! We started a conversation when I noticed that she was reading Alton’s mom’s favorite book
#met Alyson Peel, a Neuroscience professor in Arizona who biked from Mexico to Canada. We talked about Hero’s Journey
# Devil’s lake
# stretched at a park and saw whales, then I met couple cycling friends whom I ended up cycling together for the rest of the trip
# Beverley beach and the dynamic beach!
# big feast at a campground and met other traveling buddies
#sometime we are very very very tired….
# I peed everywhere from highway, river, to a beach.. yes, I even peed my pants once……. :/
# the hardest ride is not when it’s steep and windy. The hardest ride is when it’s long and boring and you don’t see the end
# rest day in Crescent city inside a big church. The wolf pack got to know each other more
#streatching session with ice cream in the front
# ice cream every day
# many quick and easy quesadillas/ aka creative cooking
# tomato paste with broccoli
# Anya buzzed her head
# meeting new cool friends everywhere
# hammocking everywhere
# many fireside chats and gatherings
# camping next to elks
# saying hi to new friends and saying bye to newly made friends
# blackberry popsticles
# amaaazinggg beef nachos
# surrounded by fogs and almost got killed
# creative stretching session at coffee shops
# falling from cliffs or getting hit by an RV?
# the Redwoods!
# back and Hi Alton!
Seattle –> SF