When I first heard that my brother was coming to the US, my head said I wanted to be with him, my heart said I wanted to visit my daughter in Macedonia. Richard however, said we were going to Seattle. I was so torn. We went to Seattle, and I have to be honest I fell in love with the city. There was so much to do, so much to see, and we did not even get to see all of it. We walked Seattle from one end to the other and each night my feet ached but I felt like it was well worth it.
When I came to editing the image I was so drawn to editing in black and white. I had to force myself to go to color. Seattle was a little drizzly, a lot gray, and bustling with people. We stayed in the city. We walked to Pikes Market. We walked to the Library. We walked to the Columbia Building. We walked to Chinatown. We walked to Olympic Park, and we walked to Capital Hill. We caught the monorail to the Seattle Space Needle, but we could have walked. We ate happy hour, and Chinese, and seafood.
I had the opportunity to meet up with a special lady and her son, the mother and brother of a good friend of mine, who is no longer with us. They drove us around the city one evening and I managed to get some really low light images at night, since I had not taken my flash with me when we went to dinner.
I hope that you enjoy my birds eye view of Seattle, the city scenes…..
Seattle is definitely worth the visit. I enjoyed every minute, minus the sore feet, of the time I spent walking the city.
You can find the blogs to the Chihuly Gardens inside and out, to Pike Street Market, the Seattle Waterfront and Ferris Wheel, Bainbridge Island, Seattle Library, Columbia Building and Chinatown by clicking on the highlighted names.
Keep a look out for more of the upcoming blogs, Olympic Park and Capital Hill. From there we head off to the Orca Islands and to Leavensworth.