Archive for the 'United States' Category

US: Seattle, WA – View of Seattle Skyline

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

On the Victoria Clipper in the Puget Sound, you catch the first exciting glimpse of Seattle’s skyline. Do you think Peter Puget who discovered it while on George Vancouver’s expedition, was as excited? Do you see the Space Needle?

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US: Seattle, WA – Is it Seattle or New Georgia?

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

On June 4, 1792 , British Captain George Vancouver ‘s expedition reached where the city of Everett now stands and Vancouver claimed the entire region for England, naming it New Georgia, after King George III.

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US: Seattle, WA – Explorer George Vancouver

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

While searching for the Northwest Passage, British Captain George Vancouver explored this northwest area. On May 19, 1792, Vancouver anchored off what is now Seattle. He sent Lieutenant Peter Puget south to explore what became the body of water named after him, Puget Sound.

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US: Seattle, WA – Ferry British Columbia to Seattle, Washington

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

The Victoria Clipper is a speedy and fun way to zip across the water from Victoria, British Columbia in Canada to Seattle, Washington in the US. 

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US: Seattle, WA – Seattle Mural

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

This huge Seattle wall mural is made of colorful mosaic pieces.

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US: Seattle, WA – Seattle Space Needle

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Here’s a moody shot of the iconic Space Needle in Seattle looking like something you could make with a giant erector set.

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US: Seattle, WA – MoPop’s Space Needle

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

No Frank Gehry did not salute the Seattle Space Needle by building it into his architectural plans of MoPop. That’s the actual Space Needle in this tromp l’oeil shot.

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US: Seattle, WA – Views of Space Needle

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Seattle’s Space Needle is omnipresent all over the city.

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US: Seattle, WA – Seattle Architecture

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Architecture doesn’t always spill out onto the roadway. Here’s a place in modernistic Seattle where it includes the road.

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US: Seattle, WA – Rippling Sheet Metal at MoPop

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Architect Frank Gehry’s signature metallic swoops and swirls allow for great sculptural photographs of the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle.

 

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