Archive for the 'Nature' Category

US: Seattle, WA – Miracle Toilet Shown at Gates Foundation

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Cranford University has helped the Gates Foundation by inventing a toilet which does not require water, sewer or electricity. Their goal is to contain, remove, treat and dispose of waste safely. This is a godsend for the remote communities which they are helping.

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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 – Seattle’s Space Needle from the Highway

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

That first glimpse of the Space Needle is always exciting when you are driving in to Seattle.

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US: Seattle, WA – Chief Seattle

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

8935 and 8934

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 – 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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US: Seattle, WA – Rubbing a Pig for Luck

Monday, August 12th, 2019

We saw this for the first time in Florence Italy’s market in about 1991 – and it was a pig there too. Many objects around the world are now there for you to rub and receive good luck.

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