Friday, November 27, 2009

On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront
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I thought you might like to see this view of Seattle's waterfront from above. A Washington State Ferry makes its way to the terminal, and you can see cars queued up to board the next departure. The top deck of the Alaskan Way Viaduct has very little traffic heading north. Just past Pier 54 you can see some of the Argosy Cruise's fleet. They will be busy on Puget Sound, Lake Union and Lake Washington from tomorrow night, November 28th through December 23rd when their nightly Christmas Ship featuring a different choir each night leads a lighted boat parade that visits different areas to give concerts just off shore where crowds on shore wait for the ship by bonfire light, enjoy the music of the choir broadcast from the ship, watch the decorated community boat parade and sing along. This holiday tradition goes back 60 years. Click here for costs and a schedule of where the the Christmas Ship will depart on different nights, which choir will be on board, where on shore the free bonfires will be held, and how to follow along in your own boat.


Bibi said...

This photo shows so much, aside from what you mention. We can play Peeping Tom on all those rooftop terraces!

brattcat said...

What a splendid image, filled with information. Thank you, Kim.

Louis la Vache said...

Good capture of the waterfront, Kim!