There were a couple of options to celebrate New Year, but the choice was made in favor of the FirstNight Tacoma. It was well advertised in the media offering several musical groups and Seattle Rock Orchestra was among them. My favorite! So, the decision was easily made. ”

An hour drive and we’re checking in the boutique Hotel Murano

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The New Year package included a bottle of bubbles.

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and a wonderful view from the 24th floor!! Breathtaking!

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Then a short walk around historic downtown Tacoma forging for dinner.

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Matador had the best selection of drinks, a fireplace and Mexican flavors.

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in the meantime, it was getting dark and it was time for entertainment.

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The shortest parade; probably 5 minutes or so.

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Local music bands

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and Seattle Rock Orchestra

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and then back to the hotel

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to the New Year tree and

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wedding guests (not my wedding, somebody else).I got couple of lemon drops to stay merry and get warm after enjoying outdoor activities.

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The New Year night was in its full glory and sparkles

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with lights melting together when i was slowly falling asleep

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First Night Tacoma was over

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2016 first day was marked by a lovely sunrise and an awesome view of the Mt.Rainier

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Lazy New Year morning, so hard to get out of the snow-white sheets and cosy pillows.

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a cup of coffee to wake up

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and time to go home. Tacoma, it was such a great night! I want to be back in summer!

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