The Paramount Hotel
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... Hiram E. Chittenden Locks and Carl S. English Jr. Gardens in Ballard, just down the road from the mariner where the boat is located. These locks were established in Aug 1916 and connected the saltwater of Puget Sound to the freshwater systems of Lake Union and Washington Lake. The locks were primarily opened for trade that occurred inland and needed an effective and efficient route out to the Sound and through the adjacent waterways ...
... and we were in that area.They dropped us off beside the Space Needle and Chihuly Museum and Gardens. Chihuly was a must see for me (after being tipped off by Jan who was on the tour with me last year). Dale Chihuly is a glass artist and you can visit his works on youtube including a tour of the Seattle set up. It is breathtakingly beautiful and colourful and photos do not do it justice. Part of the display is a garden with ...
... labelled so it took us a while to find where we needed to go. A friendly local called us a cab as they were usually a shortage in the area and you would have no chance hailing one and said it would come in 10 minutes. We waited and waited... After 20 minutes we gave up and got some instructions from a security guard and took the bus in to Westlake Station in the middle of the city. ...
... bit was a projector screen you stood in front of and as you moved it would add details to you. So you could make shapes and it would interpret them as a face or something. Dunno how it worked but highly amusing.
After the EMP, we walked to a Pizza place for dinner before heading back to the apartment. We met Jeff who was very lovely and a great host showing us all his cool gadgets (its an amazing flat) before going to ...
... view. The park is not one you would want to spend a lot of time in as there is a large homeless population, many of whom clearly have drug and alcohol problems. However, for a few minutes of just soaking in the early morning sunshine and spectacular views over the Sound, it is fine.
After finishing breakfast, we wandered all the way back through the market, stopping to purchase fish, massive ...