BREAKING NEWS: @NTKF AND MARTIN SUCCEED IN ORDERING A NORMAL-SIZED COFFEE IN THE UNITED STATES. INTERROGATION OF STAFF BEYOND THE DISPLAYED MENU REQUIRED…
Of the cities that @NTKF and I have visited in the US, I think that San Francisco is the most beautiful.
Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Co.!
Driving down from Twin Peaks in San Francisco
Church of 8 Wheels!
For fancy dogs: public bowls in America now accept Apple Pay.
Due to a ‘recall’ on the rental car that we were supposed to receive this morning, we were given a free upgrade by Hertz. I’m not complaining.
I will always remember Los Angeles as the city where, no matter what time of day it was and no matter which way you were facing, the Sun was always in your eyes. ☀️
Since arriving in the US, the most amusing thing that I’ve experienced is seeing the looks on people’s faces (in service situations) when I have to provide my first name. I’ve had to resort to pronouncing it in an American accent in order to be understood. 😂
We had a very close call in the Cretaceous Period today.
Although I’m not a religious person, seeing this first printed example of Gutenberg’s movable type at the Library of Congress is a serious highlight of my travels.
My favourite food stop so far in the US has been Let’s Mix! BiBiJa!. They make absolutely delicious Korean bibimbap and Vietnamese pho and they’re super-polite.
The American insistence on referring to them as ‘restrooms’ rather than ‘public toilets’ is hilarious to me; when their toilets end up flushing automatically by surprise when you’re still using them, that’s anything but a restful experience. 🙂
This room is in a quirky bookshop in Washington DC… we can assume what the shopkeeper’s opinion is of languages other than English! Ha 😜