Going Downtown Seattle in Washington

If you have watched Sleepless in Seattle and 10 Things I Hate About You, you will have a 360-degree or Google Street View feels of how downtown Seattle looks like.15844499_1557937374221924_628058610570665969_oThis is the view can be relished on top of the famous Space Needle, an observation tower in Seattle, Washington. An icon of the city, this landmark was built for the 1962 World’s Fair which drew millions of visitors.DSC04245The view almost never sleeps in the city for there are day and night observation packages. Everything is in order and this is how it should be in the Philippines, too. It is open Monday to Sunday 8:00am–12:00am.
DSC04243Sure, it is really ‘hard to take Seattle for granted when you see it from 520 feet on our Observation Deck. Trace the outlines of the Cascades against the misty horizon. Instagram Mt. Rainier. Track ferries and boats as they cruise through Elliott Bay. Listen to the distant hum of people, cars, trains, buses, and bikers bustling around Downtown Seattle. It’s all up there, ready and waiting to be seen.’DSC04428Check out complete stories on their site. Click www.spaceneedle.com for a virtual tour of this great landmark. And it’s really the cutest website.DSC04297With my Uncle and Aunt being such great tour guides. DSC04295Instead of turning out to be a white elephant, this skyscraper has turned metals into gold, from a structure for attraction and a hub for employment. I’ve seen many Filipinos working there!DSC04311This monorail is actually 55 years old. Elevated above Seattle streets, riding on concrete rails at 70 mph on electric power, this shows the world how future transportation would be.DSC04320This will give you one quick, good tour of the city of Seattle in a swift.DSC04410If you are into pop and the arts, the Museum of Pop Culture is for you.DSC04405It is a ‘leading-edge nonprofit museum, dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel contemporary popular culture’.DSC04414They believe that it is the ‘gateway museum, reaching multi-generational audiences through our collections, exhibitions, and educational programs, using interactive technologies to engage and empower our visitors.’ DSC04406In this museum, ‘artists, audiences and ideas converge, bringing understanding, interpretation, and scholarship to the popular culture of our time.’DSC04425Take a peek of what’s in it by checking out their site Museum of Pop CultureDSC04421The greatest artists of all times are featured in this hub. That’s my Uncle and my Aunt enjoying the show on an uber wide screen.DSC04403For the musically inclined.DSC04401Gigantic tree of electric guitars. I want this for Christmas.DSC04392And of course, being gorgeous is an art. Try out these wearable artworks they have.DSC04399DSC04398DSC04397DSC04387DSC04386DSC04388DSC04378And just right before Christmas, drop by this Filipino restaurant.DSC04433Uh huh, Jollibee and Red Ribbon!DSC04440This is just a piece of the puzzle of my US trip blog that has slept for more than a year.Untitled-1Check out my previous blog about my US trip Winter and Holidays in the US16112946_1568688156480179_4749907968208151813_oNow time to wake up and get back to blogging and work.

Thank you for the read, monkeys!

 

 

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