Seattle and Mt Baker

Some pics from our recent trip to Seattle. It’s over the border in neighbouring Washington State so a good place to visit on a long weekend. The city that never stops raining, was brilliantly sunny on this particular weekend.

Seatle 1

Seattle 2

Seattle is the home of Starbucks but don’t hold that against it. The monolithic coffeehouse has spurned numerous other coffee houses here, and importantly the ubiquitous “coffee shop” (as we know it in Australia)

The Original Starbucks

The Original Starbucks

a city of coffee lovers

a city of coffee lovers

The Pike Place market overlooking the Seattle waterfront is the most popular place in town, and considered the heart of the city. It’s a great place to grab a soothing ale with the waterfront view…

sea mark 1

sea mark 2

Lowells is one of the most popular. It’s alongside the Athena – an equally notable watering hole come eatery. It was featured in Sleepless in Seattle, with Tom Hanks drowning his sorrows with one of his mates ..

Sleepless in Seattle - do you remember

Sleepless in Seattle - do you remember

to be cont’d

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