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Not much to say about Anaheim, it felt like the town was all about Disneyland and not much else. But then again we did spend our three days there just going to Disneyland, so what can you do? In LA we stayed in the Koreatown district, so everything felt weirdly Asian. Not Asian like living in Asia, but like Chinatown in any other city I guess? The city felt a bit dirty, I'm told the metro elevators smelled bad, and there was grafitti everywhere and a high incidence of homeless people.

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US 2019 - Theme parks


I'm not a big fan of theme parks. I think for the most part they are overpriced and not worth the time, effort or money. And I'd probably never go to one by myself or without one of my nieces/nephews. I understand the impetus of bringing kids to a theme park of course, they really enjoy it. Prior to this trip, I've only ever been to a theme park once, and that was in Unversal Studios Singapore with my brothers back in 2015.

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My US trip started on the first of the month. I've been meaning to write more regularly about it, but one thing I had forgotten was how exhausting it would be to be a tourist, walking everywhere all of the time. Here's how many steps my Fitbit recorded during that first week: I finished this week with a bit more than 105k steps, which I'm pretty sure is a lifetime record (though I dont have the data anymore from the Europe trip in 2015 - I suspect that it's comparable in scale.

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Photos

Did another sealed today at #MFSeattle for practice. Deck felt better than yesterday, but did not go as well, finishing 1-2 on some bad draws #mtg https://t.co/9glyP1kH3T
Did another sealed today at #MFSeattle for practice. Deck felt better than yesterday, but did not go as well, finishing 1-2 on some bad draws #mtg https://t.co/9glyP1kH3T
Did another sealed today at #MFSeattle for practice. Deck felt better than yesterday, but did not go as well, finishing 1-2 on some bad draws #mtg https://t.co/9glyP1kH3T
Rob Alexander painting demo earlier at MagicFest Seattle. He did this in about 2 hours; “I can't do it in 30 minutes so I don't have a TV show.” Pretty great! #mfseattle #mtg
Rob Alexander painting demo earlier at MagicFest Seattle. He did this in about 2 hours; “I can't do it in 30 minutes so I don't have a TV show.” Pretty great! #mfseattle #mtg
Rob Alexander painting demo earlier at MagicFest Seattle. He did this in about 2 hours; “I can't do it in 30 minutes so I don't have a TV show.” Pretty great! #mfseattle #mtg
Rob Alexander painting demo earlier at MagicFest Seattle. He did this in about 2 hours; “I can't do it in 30 minutes so I don't have a TV show.” Pretty great! #mfseattle #mtg
Rob Alexander painting demo earlier at MagicFest Seattle. He did this in about 2 hours; “I can't do it in 30 minutes so I don't have a TV show.” Pretty great! #mfseattle #mtg
Rob Alexander painting demo earlier at MagicFest Seattle. He did this in about 2 hours; “I can't do it in 30 minutes so I don't have a TV show.” Pretty great! #mfseattle #mtg
Rob Alexander painting demo earlier at MagicFest Seattle. He did this in about 2 hours; “I can't do it in 30 minutes so I don't have a TV show.” Pretty great! #mfseattle #mtg
Rob Alexander painting demo earlier at MagicFest Seattle. He did this in about 2 hours; “I can't do it in 30 minutes so I don't have a TV show.” Pretty great! #mfseattle #mtg
Rob Alexander painting demo earlier at MagicFest Seattle. He did this in about 2 hours; “I can't do it in 30 minutes so I don't have a TV show.” Pretty great! #mfseattle #mtg
Rob Alexander painting demo earlier at MagicFest Seattle. He did this in about 2 hours; “I can't do it in 30 minutes so I don't have a TV show.” Pretty great! #mfseattle #mtg
Lost in the finals of a trial today at GP seattle. Here's the deck I built from my mediocre pool, if that interests you. Hopefully I have better luck in the main event #mtg #MFSeattle https://t.co/KQTKrwPvsY
Lost in the finals of a trial today at GP seattle. Here's the deck I built from my mediocre pool, if that interests you. Hopefully I have better luck in the main event #mtg #MFSeattle https://t.co/KQTKrwPvsY
Lost in the finals of a trial today at GP seattle. Here's the deck I built from my mediocre pool, if that interests you. Hopefully I have better luck in the main event #mtg #MFSeattle https://t.co/KQTKrwPvsY
Grilled cheese for brunch
About to try what is allegedly the world's best mac and cheese
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Tourist mode https://t.co/4UcL5koz5P
Tourist mode https://t.co/4UcL5koz5P

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