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Seattle, City Pass, Gluten Free, and a Little Wedding, Day 5, Part 1

Today is our last full day in Seattle.  Two of my sisters asked for a ride to the airport this morning.  Since we’re headed back to downtown Seattle, and the airport is on the way, we agree (like we’d actually turn them down!)  It’s also a good opportunity to investigate the route to return the rental car tomorrow!

After the drop off, we head back into the heart of the city and find street parking before entering the EMP (Experience Music Project) Museum. Ethan and I have been looking forward to this for weeks! In addition to being a music museum (current exhibits were Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana, and the Women of Rock), EMP was also featuring exhibits on Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror while we were visiting. While all of these pop culture exhibits sounded interesting, the biggest draw for me was the throne from The Game of Thrones series on HBO. I couldn’t wait to get to sit in it!!!

The Iron Throne was constructed by Aegon Targaryen, the first king of the Seven Kingdoms. He made it from the swords surrendered by his enemies. Legend has it, it’s made of 1,000 swords that took 59 days to hammer out into a throne.

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