Archive for the 'Walking Tour' Category

US: Seattle, WA – Innovation in Toilets at Gates Foundation

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Meet the Nano Membrane Toilet which does not require water, sewer or electricity, to safely treat human waste. Not only that – but IT generates both electricity and water. Approximately 2.3 billion people in the world do not have access to toilets. This leads to soil contamination and the spread of diseases. This toilet contains, removes, treats and disposes of waste.

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US: Seattle, WA – Meet Bill Gates

Monday, August 19th, 2019

We got to “meet Bill Gates” at the Gates Foundation in Seattle, WA. Through talking screens, we learned about him and the problems he and his wife are trying to solve around the world. Fascinating.

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US: Seattle, WA – Strawberry Shortcake in a Cup

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Why not eat dessert for lunch? Here’s a cup for two – strawberry shortcake layered up in front of us. Original street food for sure from Biringer Farm. 

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US: Seattle, WA – Biringer Farm Original Strawberry Shortcake

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Loved the original street food found in Seattle, WA. In this one we watched the layering of a strawberry shortcake in a cup – and then we ATE it! Yum

 

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US: Seattle, WA – Umbrellas in the Sky

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Yes it rains a lot in Seattle so why not an umbrella sculpture?

 

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US: Seattle, WA – Chief Seattle

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

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Bet ya didn’t know that Seattle was named after Chief Seattle, a Suquamish and Duwamish chief who pursued a path of accommodation with European settlers.

 

 

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US: Seattle, WA – Seattle Cityscape

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

A slice of the architecture through the decades in Seattle.

 

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US: Seattle, WA – Seattle’s Pike’s Place Public Market

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Not many public markets have quite the view as Seattle’s. It’s a warren of corridors, be prepared to get lost and have lots of yummy adventures amongst the fishmongers, produce stalls, craft stands and specialty food shops. This 108-year-old farmers’ market has become a Seattle tourist attraction which draws in more than 10 million visitors annually.

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US: Seattle, WA – Starbucks Original Store

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Right across the street from the famous Pike’s Place Market is the famous Starbucks coffee shop. Since Starbucks’ original founders were 2 teachers and a writer, it is not surprising to find out that it was named after the first mate of the whale ship Pequod in the book, Moby Dick.

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US: Seattle, WA – Seattle’s Gum Wall

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Really. It ‘s all gum. Seattle’s Gum Wall is pretty in a pop art kind of way – until you get really close.

 

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