High Times at Seattle Hempfest

iew of Myrtle Park from The Steven Colbert Bridge To Somewhere

There were high times, and high attendance at Seattle's Hempfest. Held August 16 - 18, Seattle's Hempfest has long been a popular event with "indulgers" and non-indulgers alike. This year was no exception, with over 300,000 people passing through the entrances. Seattle Hempfest is the world’s … [Read more...]

PHOTO TOUR: Chihuly Garden and Glass – Seattle

Chihuly Sun with Glasshouse

The Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibition is a true feast for the eyes. Located at the base of the Space Needle, the homage to Tacoma Washington native Dale Chihuly, is one of Seattle’s newest sights. Opening in May 2012, it showcases decades of his most significant works. The vibrancy of colors, … [Read more...]

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Skagit Valley White and Yellow Daffodils_

                            Tip toe through the tulips during the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. This is the perfect springtime day trip out of Seattle. Millions of tulips, and daffodils in … [Read more...]

Photo Tour: Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle

Olympic Sculpture Park Sign

Seattle’s Olympic Sculpture Park is a diverse setting for viewing art, the city of Seattle and Puget Sound. Once an industrial site this waterfront park has incredible views of Elliott Bay, and the Olympic Mountains. This nine acre park gives residents and visitors the opportunity to experience a … [Read more...]

Photo Tour: My Favorite Travel Photos 2012

Golden Gate Bridge

I did a lot of traveling this year.  When I broke it all down; it turns out in 2012 I was living out of a suitcase 7 out of the 12 months.  Which is better (or worse, depending on your perspective) than 2011 where I lived out of a suitcase for 9 months. My trajectory this year started in January … [Read more...]

Top Spots for the Best Views of Seattle

Columbia Tower I-90 View

Seattle is one of my favorite cities.  It would be #1 if I didn't love Manhattan, London, Amsterdam and Stockholm.  One of the things I love is that some days when I'm riding around or just hanging out I feel like I'm in a lovely painting of blue skies, perfect cumulus clouds, green tree lined roads … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] This Morning In Seattle (8/11/12):

Seattle Skyline from Hamilton Park Lookout

Early this morning I went for a drive to one of my favorite areas in Seattle; Alki Beach. You can tell from this rough video taken using my phone that this is the beginning of a beautiful day.   … [Read more...]

Where In The Hell Have I Been?

Route 66 Sign

It's been months since I've written a post.  The thing is, I don't really like to write when I'm traveling.  I left home on January 22nd and hung out in the States for 5 months, living out of a suitcase.  And, though I did some traveling and took a decent amount of photos, I couldn't bring myself to … [Read more...]

Road Trip: SEA to SAN PhotoShow

These photo's were taken November 2009 on our road trip from Seattle to San Diego.  With the exception of a few (and I mean 2 or 3) all of these photos were taken while I was driving down the freeway at 65mph.  I use either my Nikon D-5000 or my Sony Cyber-shot.  In the case of these photos all were … [Read more...]