We had only one full day in Auckland last January and, being summer it was a bit toasty during the day, but a dusk stroll along the waterfront was perfect.
For Alive and Trekking’s Which Way Challenge.
This sculpture near the Seattle Aquarium shows a cross section of the sea life below the surface in Puget Sound. As the fall clouds start to move in it’s fun to go through summer photos.
Changes on the Seattle waterfront.
Here are a few of the sculptures we saw when wandering about on the Seattle waterfront yesterday.
The man himself is immortalized at Pier 54 in front of Ivar’s Acres of Clams:
Also at Pier 54 is Ye Olde Curiosity Shoppe (moved to a new location). I class totem poles as a type of sculpture:
At Miner’s Landing (Pier 54), a place with several eateries and the giant Ferris-wheel, there were several wooden sculptures:
Two views of a sculpture beside the aquarium (Pier 59):
At Pier 66 , which was for many years the main offices of the Port of Seattle-Dad worked there throughout my childhood), was this fun fish fountain:
My Dad and I took a trip down memory pier, along the rapidly changing waterfront of Seattle today. It was an exceptionally blue day…weather wise anyway. We were pretty cheerful.
These two pictures show the scope and magnitude of the mess that is the Seattle waterfront. One horizontally and one vertically.
Just for fun:This shows a sweet commentary on the project: