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Seattle – Washington
In the beginning of this year, I start with a road trip from Waterloo, Montana to the rainy state, Seattle Washington. It took us 8 hours to drive to Tukwila, Seattle. Along the way, the view was beautiful! From the forest covered in snow along the way in Missoula to Idaho. Then, sunshine between the high trees in Idaho towards Spokane, Washington. We were welcomed by beautiful sunset in Bellevue at 6 PM in the afternoon as we arrived in Seattle.
My impression of Seattle, it is was a big city compared to where I live in Powell. It has many skyscrapers, the city also got public transportation as trains! The weather was also a bit different from Powell as it was more humid and rainier.
Pike Place Market
Our day started with visiting the Pike Place Market. It is a public market in Seattle, Washington, United States. The market is one of the oldest continuously operated public farmers' markets in the United States. Overlooking the Elliott Bay waterfront on Puget Sound, it serves as a place of business for many small farmers, craftspeople, and merchants. It is close to Downtown Seattle. I enjoyed exploring the market from seeing some gorgeous, crafted necklaces and bracelets to scented homemade soaps.
Our next destination was Seattle Aquarium. It was my first time ever to come to an aquarium. I loved the experience, as I got to see different species of fish, octopus, and various marine species, too. Also, there were otters and seals.
Seattle Great Wheel
For the last destination, we got to have a ride in the Seattle Great Wheel. It is a 53-meter-tall giant Ferris wheel on Elliott Bay. At an overall height of 175 feet (53.3 m), it was the tallest Ferris wheel on the West Coast of the United States when it opened in June 2012.
Overall, I enjoy this trip to Seattle as I can see and experience new things!