Well, How's About Seattle?July 23 in the United States
I seem to be having bad plane karma in retirement. Flight from Seattle to Philadelphia (to connect to Ithaca) was cancelled. After the able assistance from my resident travel agent, you know who you are, she found a flight that gets me to Ithaca tomorrow at noonish. Hoorah!
So, Seattle! They have a train! into town for a mere $6 round trip. Who knew? Did the obligatory walk through Pike Place Market and went to the art museum. They have the amazing and controversial Edward Curtis photography exhibit depicting the “disappearing” aboriginal people in North America in the early 20th century. It is coupled with 3 contemporary indigenous artists in both response to and their own impressions, experiences and expressions. Beautiful and moving.
Found a mishmash of architecture and a hidden public park replete with its own waterfall. Now back at the airport. Nice day.Read more