Seattle weekender

Seattle has been a bit of a fixture for me over the last couple of months. Following Amerivespa in July I visited the Flying Heritage Collection earlier in August. Last weekend I was back in town for a short weekend break. The focal point of the trip was another visit to MoPop (formerly EMP) as there was a gallery of […]

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Seattle underground tour to Twin Peaks tourist

Seems like sewing was a very lucrative business in Seattle in the late 1800’s. I’d seen Seattle from on high, it was now time to check out Seattle from below. The city’s underground tour is based around the Pioneer Square area, one of the oldest districts. However, before going underground, i passed by one of the most prominent landmarks, the Smith […]

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EMP and Pike Place

I was in the city accredited with being Grunge central. A few paces away from the Space Needle is the EMP. Previously know as the Experience Music Project and housed in the wonderfully weird and colourful building designed by Frank O Gehry, EMP was a must do for me. I like my music and have a soft spot for Sci […]

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Seattle short stay – Space Needle

There are spectacular views, really showcasing the surrounding area, not just the city. Despite living in BC for five years and having toured down south, I’d never visited Seattle. I’ve ridden past the city and even seen the Sounders play the Whitecaps, however, I’d not trodden the Seattle tourist trail. That was about to change. It was time to sample […]

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