Ron and I left for our Alaskan cruise on June 29th. We flew out of Austin, had a lay-over in Phoenix, and landed in Seattle late that evening. The next morning, we headed out to see the city. So much about the city reminded us of our years in Germany. The weather, overcast skies, and buildings felt so familiar. We only had one day to see as much as possible, so we opted for a city tour provided by one of many companies in the city. We were shown all the major tourist attractions, learned a little about the history of the city, trivia about several movies that were filmed there, and drove through some of the various neighborhoods. Here are just a few of the pictures we took while on our tour.
|Qwest Field where the Seattle Seahawks play...|
|One of many scenic overlooks above the city...|
|A view of the Space Needle...|
|Fisherman's Wharf near the memorial walk...|
|Beautiful flowers near China Town...|
|Art work at Ballard Locks...|
|More beautiful flowers near Ballard Locks...|
|Ron and I on the observation deck of the Space Needle...|
|View from the Space Needle of Seattle Center...|
During the tour we saw the original Starbucks, China Town, Pikes Place, the Farmers Market, upscale homes and neighborhoods, the public library and many much more. It is certainly a place that deserves more than one day to explore.
Maybe another day...