Monday, May 25, 2009

Leavenworth Trip: Day Two And Three

Our weekend trip to Leavenworth, WA is over, and it's back to the regular grind starting tomorrow. Here we bring you a report on day two and three, along with some video. Unfortunately, we couldn't take photos of everything we did, so you'll just have to go there yourself and find out how nice of a place it is.


The sign as you enter Leavenworth from the west.


Scenery from town.

The town is nestled in the mountains so the scenery is beautiful. We had amazing weather all three days, and I suspect that is the usual for the area.


Welcome to Leavenworth!


Charlotte snacking on a lemon.

This is actually from day one, when we ate lunch at a place that serves a variety of sausages and a vast array of toppings (around 10 types of mustard for starters). Once Charlotte got ahold of the lemon, she wouldn't let go. A little sour to offset all that sweetness!


Swiss Singers / Yodelers

Walking through town, we came across this group who were extremely entertaining. See the following video, and if you understand German, it's a bonus!




Charlotte's first trip to the swimming pool!

That's right, on Charlotte's birthday, she also got to go swimming in a pool, and she had an amazingly fun time. We had this floating tube for kids which made it a lot of fun for everyone.


Splish, splash!

After swimming, we took the kids and went out for Italian food. The place we went to was called Visconti's, and the food was great. We started off with a pound of clams in a tasty butter sauce, and a side (probably a pound as well) of asparagus, grilled to perfection and perfectly seasoned. We topped it off by splitting an order of their Spaghettini and meatballs.

This morning, we got up, packed up our stuff, and went for breakfast. We headed out shortly after that, but not before stopping by Starbucks for two Venti Shaken Black Iced Tea Lemonades.

And later that afternoon on the way back to Canada, we stopped by McDonalds for a quick bite.


Charlotte eating McNuggets and fries

Thanks to our friends, Martin and Dianna for the great weekend and for organizing the trip. I think everyone had a good time and would be happy to go back again sometime.

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4 Smart Remarks:

Anonymous Stephanie said...

Looks like so much fun there!

I enjoyed the video clips!

Charlotte sure is a cutie...I love her smile...and all her teeth she has now! :)

10:35 PM  
Anonymous Susanna said...

Glad you guys had a fun trip! I wouldn't mind going to Leavenworth sometime! Charlotte is adorable in the pool!

11:58 PM  
Anonymous Mom Hoyer said...

Looks like you took a mini trip to Germany! The scenery is BEAUTIFUL!
What a fun day for Charlotte to spend her birthday in the Pool :-)
Loved those yodelers too!

5:49 AM  
Blogger Bro Trevor said...

I would have stayed and listened to the yodelers ALL DAY!!

6:14 AM  

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