Continuing my Seattle Weekend
This is a continuation of my weekend with Marti and Charlie in Seattle. I would have posted it much sooner, but I have been experiencing Internet access problems. I finally got them straightened out and will mention that later.
What a statue!
This guy painted himself grey and was posing in front of a shop just outside Pike Place Market. You could not tell if he was a statue or a real person until he moved. It was really amazing.
Ferry to Bainbridge Island
After we ate lunch we walked down to the pier where we hoped the ferry over to Bainbridge Island. It was just a short ride over but you really had some nice views of the city.
Marti took a pic of me with Seattle in the background.
Here is a pic of the island.
Once we got to the island we turned around and took the ferry back.
Great view of Seattle
Then we took a bus back to the car and drove over to Kerry Park in the North Queen Ann section. There I could also get some great pics of the city.
Charlie and Marti overlooking the city.
Theo’s Chocolate in Fremont
After that we drove to the Fremont section of the city and checked out Theo’s Chocolates. They were the first free trade organic chocolatier in the US. I had to get some while I was there and am still enjoying it.
The locks were very interesting. They connected Lake Washington to the ocean. There was a large tour boat going through as we were there.
They also have a fish ladder for the salmon going upstream to spawn. You could go under the lock and see the fish migrating, but there were no fish moving through at that time.
Seattle Mariners baseball
The next day we drove down to the Hospice where Charlie volunteers to meet some other people. Charlie had organized an outing to see the Seattle Mariners play the San Diego Padres. We all walked over to the Safeco Field just a few blocks away.
Charlie and I were very lucky as the only people who joined us were girls.
It was a great time.
A really great weekend
It was a very busy weekend and Marti and Charlie took me everywhere. It was really terrific that they showed me so much of the great city of Seattle. Thank you both again for being such great tour guides.
More Northwest adventures to come.