Archive for the 'Family Fun' Category

US: Seattle – Wings over Washington

Monday, December 16th, 2019

Thought this was chicken wings joint as it is in the area of the Pike’s Place Market in Seattle. Boy was I wrong – it’s a flight simulator which focuses on scenery rather than stomach-churning dips. The life-like soaring vignettes from the ocean to the forest to the mountains are enhanced by effects like a light mist spray near Snoqualmie Falls and a pine scent in the woods.

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US: Seattle – Ferris Wheel in Seattle

Monday, December 16th, 2019

A different view of the ferris wheel over the Seattle waterfront.

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US: Seattle – Walkway by the Water

Monday, December 16th, 2019

You can get a nice view, cool breezes on this walkway behind the Pike’s Place Market in Seattle. Note the ferris wheel in the distance. Do you think the people walking are noticing anything other than their phones?

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US: Seattle, WA – Bird’s Eye View of Seattle

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Birds always have a great view from above. In Seattle, by the waterfront, they can see the Olympic mountains, the Pacific Ocean, the city and sky. 

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US: Seattle, WA – Architecture in Seattle,WA

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Seattle’s history of architecture styles can sometimes be glimpsed all at once.

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US: Seattle, WA – Hammering Man Statue in Seattle

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

About a dozen Hammering Man statues can be found around the world. This is the one we found in Seattle, WA. Jonathan Borofsky designed these huge kinetic sculptures as a silhouette a man who has a motorized arm and hammer. In each city they are different sizes but always painted black; They symbolize and celebrate workers all over the world.

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US: Seattle, WA – Totem in Seattle

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

It’s important to be reminded every so often that we are living on land which belonged to someone else. This totem is down at the waterfront where the Free Seattle walking tours start. That’s the Olympic Mountains in the background.

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US: Seattle, WA – Seattle Views

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

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With sea, mountains, greenery, and blue skies from so many vantage points, you can see why Seattle has become a place people want to live and visit.

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US: Seattle, WA – Strawberry Snack Biringer Farm

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Big smiles all around for the yummy layered strawberry shortcake cup from the Biringer Farm food truck in Seattle. Would be nice to see more of this around other cities.

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US: Seattle, WA – Front Windows of Victory Clipper

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

You can get great views if you sit in the comfy chairs in the front lounge of the Victoria Clipper as it speeds along from Victoria, BC to Seattle, WA. See if you can spot the iconic Seattle Space Needle on the horizon.

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