Last Updated on October 23, 2016
What a week it’s been! The sun has shown itself more often than expected (and much more than the previous week), and I used every opportunity to get out and explore as much of the city as possible. I ticked all kinds of things off of my Seattle-to-do-list, like a stroll through the Olympic Sculpture Park and along Alki Beach, a visit to the locks in Ballard and a short hike through Discovery Park. The sunny weather had me check out all kinds of parks this week, from Union Lake Park and Seward Park to Freeway Park and Volunteer Park.
I went out on more neighborhood explorations and, thanks to Katie being in town, I also got to enjoy lots of good food and craft beer. It even stayed dry long enough to check out the Sunday market in Fremont, and we headed to Golden Gardens, which turned out to be a lovely beach instead of a garden, but ended up being one of my favorite finds last week. I think I definitely have to come back to Seattle in the summer, especially after reading 17 Reasons Seattle Summers Dominate All Other Summers – I can only imagine how packed the beaches get and how awesome it must be to be out on the water, be it on a paddle board or in a sailboat, and to enjoy outdoor movies in the park. One of the highlights of the week was going up to Kerry Park, which is known for its splendid views over downtown Seattle, where I took this week’s Polaroid on Katie’s last night in town.
I’ve still got a bunch of places on my Seattle-to-see list for my last full week in Seattle – so fingers crossed the weather stays as nice as it has been the past couple of days!
If you’ve been to Seattle and have recommendations for me, feel free to share them in the comments 🙂
Monday 24th of October 2016
Golden Garden does take you by surprise. Hey Dani, in your polaroid, what are those 2 blue lights in the sky on the right side of the Space Needle? They are too bright to be stars or airplanes. Seems like you caught an UFO or two in the act. If you look closely at the blue lights, you can see a dim shape on the left/behind the light which looks like something caused by sonic boom when crossing the sound barrier. What do you think?
Sunday 13th of November 2016
Haha, I think we would've read about UFO spottings over Seattle in the news ;-)