Adventure Challenge – Day 61: Exploring Seattle

I had quite the adventure to get to Seattle. Once here, I helped lay a driving track and headed back to my hotel. Out of a sheer luck I got a phone call from a friend who said, “Let’s go explore”! I was so excited. We jumped in a car and went downtown Seattle. I was a little nervous about driving in the big city, but I did fine. My only real goal was to get to the Pike’s Fish Market. Unfortunately, by the time I got there, they had just closed. We spent the next several hours just exploring the area on foot. 

We explored the wharf and found Post Alley and the gum wall. 

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We made our way to the wharf and then decided to go to the Chihuly Glass & Garden Museum. I love Chihuly’s work. We went through it and was in complete awe of its beauty and vibrancy. 

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Then we went up in to the Space Needle. It’s maybe the most touristy thing you can do, but it’s still one of those things you have to do. I’m glad I did. The view was breathtaking. 

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Then I decided to go back to the Chihuly Garden and see it at night. I’m so glad I did. I noticed things I didn’t see in the light. It was an entirely different experience. Shadows created by the chandeliers played with the light in a very melodramatic way. 

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I spent the rest of the evening walking through the streets in the rain enjoying the city and the weather. It was a great intro to Seattle. 

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About strokeofred

I am from Kansas and I have traveled all over the world. I am an artist, and I have a business brain. I love skirts and tennis shoes. I like to get dirty and ride motorcycles. I am sensitive and I can be mean. I love nature, and believe in protecting it. I love to laugh, and feel better after a good cry. I can be stubborn and impatient. I am constantly growing. I am open and free. I look to be inspired and love to inspire. I play guitar and secretly want to play drums. I have a puppy that brings me great joy. I love hugs, cuddling, holding hands...and wrestling. I love the mountains and the beach. I have to make a pilgrimage to the ocean at least twice a year to balance myself. I believe in balance in all things. Traveling is a passion, and meeting interesting people from all over the world is the perk! I have small town values, and big city dreams. I love beer, hate wine. I believe that what you put out comes back. I believe and live by the belief of treating others like you want to be treated. I enjoy stimulating conversation, and a good sense of humor. Caffeine is my drug of choice, and coffee over chess or good conversation is my luxury. I am strong but sometimes feel small. I strive to be my authentic me.
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