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Message  gerardM Ven 8 Nov - 23:26

Hi everyone,

Do you know Seattle, Wa?

Here's 35 Truths That Every Seattleite Is Aware Of, a few traits of Seattle.

Seattle is a specific city, very different than other US cities.
I visited Seattle, I appreciated Seattle: just ask me.

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Message  Philippe-Henri Sam 9 Nov - 2:53

gerardM a écrit:

Do you know Seattle, Wa?

Here's 35 Truths That Every Seattleite Is Aware Of, a few traits of Seattle.

Seattle is a specific city, very different than other US cities.
I visited Seattle, I appreciated Seattle: just ask me.
What makes Seattle so different from othjer US cities?
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Message  gerardM Sam 9 Nov - 9:51

Hi Philippe-Henri,

An example of what makes Seattle different is that we can see people wandering on the Streets. Seattle looks like a big village (maybe huge) with its fish market down Pike Street.
Down Pike Street is a bustling market looking like the street markets in Toulon ie you can see and hear stallholders shouting, calling the passersby, speaking loudly to other stallholders. It's the region of salmon and stallholders keep making the show sending salmons throughout the market (between stallholders) with an incredible dexterity.
I could see this in the market and wanted to go again... unfortunately my meeting and hotel were in Bellevue (another city at about 30 kilometers from Seattle), a team of stallholders came with their salmons for us (about 1,000 attendees). :-) 

Ask your favorite search engine and you'll get videos of what happens there: it's impressive and I don't know any US city with such shows in the street.

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Message  gerardM Sam 9 Nov - 9:56

-> (YouTube 4:47mn video) SEATTLE "PIKE PLACE FISH CO."

-> (YouTube 5:04mn video) World Famous Pike Place Fish

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Message  gerardM Dim 17 Nov - 15:42

Hi Philippe-Henri,

-> https://fr.foursquare.com/v/pike-place-fish-market/

A friend of mine is presently at Pike Market (about the 12th time he goes to Seattle and everytime he visits Pike Market.
You can see the exact location in Seattle.
(my favorite hotel is in Pike Street, just before the Washington State Convention Center)

-> https://encrypted.google.com/#q=Pike+Market

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Message  gerardM Dim 17 Nov - 16:56

Philippe-Henri,

This photo was taken a few minutes ago.
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Laurent is a fan of Seattle's Pike Street Fish Market and as I wrote it, he goes there everytime he is in Seattle (at least his 12th time) though his true destination is Redmond, several miles to the east.

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Message  gerardM Dim 17 Nov - 17:01

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This is the shuttle between Seattle and SEATAC airport.
I never went on it as last time I've been to Seattle is 2010 and I could only see the works.

As you might guess, the guy in front has a French face. Smile
Lots of my friends arrived in Seattle yesterday -Saturday- for a full week meeting - I was invited but I won't attend this year either. Sad 

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Message  gerardM Dim 17 Nov - 17:38

-> Seattle Sound Transit Link Light Rail
I'm surprised about the "currently operating as of 2009".. I took a bus in 2010 to go from SeaTac Airport to Downtown Seattle... true that I didn't go to Seattle but to Bellevue, that might be the reason Wink

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Message  gerardM Lun 25 Nov - 14:31

Hi everyone,

My friends, of whom Laurent, are back from Seattle. Laurent is a photographer and he prepared this series of signs

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Yes, I know, he's rather attracted by food... then -not surprising- by dentists! Wink

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