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-- 123 (fu@bar.com), February 23, 2001


Wednesday, February 28, 2001


-- me (123@a.a), February 27, 2001.

Wednesday, February 28, 2001


-- me (123@a.a), February 27, 2001.

The Museum of Flight is home to 56 airplanes, including the Lockheed M-21 Blackbird (foreground) and the Douglas DC-3 (hanging in the center).

Lights begin to come on in downtown skyscrapers as dawn breaks over the Seattle skyline in this view from Queen Anne Hill.

Boat jams are common at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (known as the Ballard Locks) during busy summer weekends. The Locks allow boats to travel between Lake Washington and Puget Sound.

The Washington Park Arboretum features more than 5,000 varieties of woody plants, providing spectacular shows of fall color.

The Monorail, built for the 1962 World's Fair, offers a 90-second ride between Seattle Center and Westlake Center.

A snowboarder catches some air at Crystal Mountain, Washington's premier destination ski resort near Mount Rainier. The in-bounds terrain is among the state's most diverse, and backcountry skiing can be among the best in the West.

The International Peace Fountain in Seattle Center is a place to keep cool during the summer. The Seattle Center grounds feature over 20 acres of landscaped areas with gardens, plazas, fountains, and sculpture.

A kayaker enjoys the dappled waters near Edmonds Marina Beach, one of four beach parks in Edmonds, north of Seattle.

Once home to a plant that manufactured gas from coal, Gas Works Park is now a public picnic and play area. This sundial is one of the features of the unique Lake Union park.

Mount Rainier provides the background for fishing boats moored in Elliott Bayp At Caffe Appassionato, one of Seattle's many coffee companies, patrons can watch coffee being roasted as they drink their favorite brew.

A sailboarder crosses Green Lake, framed by trees and flowers in bloom. Green Lake is also a popular spot for biking, running, and in-line skating.p The Elliott Bay Book Company in Pioneer Square serves as Seattle's unofficial literary hub

Jonathan Borofsky's Hammering Man sculpture towers over the entrance to the Seattle Art Museum. The figure measures 48 feet tall and features a motorized arm and hammer. (One night someone connected a ball and chain to his foot *grin*)

A respected leader of the Duwamish and Suquamish Tribes, Chief Seattle was also a friend of the Puget Sound's white settlers, who named what would become the region's dominant city in his honor. This statue of Chief Seattle is in Pioneer Square.(Another favorite past time of some is to put dishsoap into the fountains in the spring)

A Washington State Ferry comes into Colman Dock on Seattle's waterfront. Ferries offer unique views of the city skyline.

Safeco Field glows like a jewel on its opening night, July 15, 1999. The new ballpark features a retractable roof. The Kingdome, pictured in the background, was demolished in March 2000 to make way for a new football/soccer stadium (it's gone now, has been for a while)

Every New Year's Eve, people gather to watch the fireworks display at the Space Needle.

The REI flagship store attracts both outdoors enthusiasts and tourists. The store features an indoor climbing pinnacle and a rain room to test water-resistant clothing. (Kinda cool, you ride by on a bus and watch people climbing a 3 story pinnacle.

-- Cherri (jessam5@home.com), March 18, 2001.

eyesbe@rolling.org), May 11, 2001.

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