pike place market

What do you do when you’re visiting a city? Do all the touristy things, of course! I think people would smack me if I said I went to Seattle and didn’t stop by Pike Place Market or the Space Needle. Public markets are always fun to stroll through. It’s always so colorful with their fresh flowers, fruits, homemade jams, and all that good stuff.

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^^A sign I found somewhere in the market area. Just a little reminder for everyone (:

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^^It was such a beautiful day to walk around Pike Place.

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^^Absolutely adore calla lilies. I’ve been appreciating the beauty of flowers more these days. I’m becoming too soft.

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^^Korean BBQ, anyone?

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^^So, there’s this wall in Pike Place Market that’s called the Gum Wall. Looks like a work of art? Look again closely. It’s all gum that people stuck on. I know, it’s super gross. Of course, boyfriend left his mark on the wall with his gum, too. (My fellow NYC people, do you spy a metrocard on the wall?)

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^^The view from the ferris wheel of Mount Rainier behind Safeco Field.

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^^We went up to the 73rd floor of the Columbia Center, which offers a spectacular view of the city and the mountains. I couldn’t take my eyes off of Mount Rainier. It was so.. grand. Really, the photos don’t do it justice. It looked even more impressive in person. I just fell in love with snow-capped mountains.

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^^Well, at least it was the lights on the ‘U’ that went out and not the ‘L’…

I still have so many pictures to post so keep checking back for more! (: