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Walking in
Southwest Queen Anne

With cobblestone lanes, historic landmarks homes, beautiful tall trees, small parks, awesome views of Puget Sound, Magnolia, the marina, and the fisher terminal…

Queen Anne is really one of a kind neighborhood.

I took a very nice walk on a sunny Winter Sunday, from Kerry Park (you know its classic view of downtown Seattle), to West Prospect street, West Highland drive, West Garfield street, Parsons Gardens, historic Wilcox Wall, Betty Bowen viewpoint, and also West Kinnear Place.

Queen Anne Neighborhood is on a hill, which means your route is full of beautiful stairways. Enjoy!

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December 1st,
Around Pioneer Square

On Instagram, I often hashtag #Seattleasalocal but it is sometimes fun to play the role of a tourist in your own city. 

By tourism, I mean wandering in a neighborhood with no map or agenda.

Here is what I liked around Pioneer Square last week.

On Occidental Park, you can see the inside of a shipping container decorated with painting and lighting. It features Seattle in the 20’s and the exterior features the Pacific Northwest forest.
“History, Contained”: 8:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m. every day till the end of December.
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It was windy and cold at lunch time, we stopped at Grand Central Bakery for warm comforting soups and tasty sandwiches.
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Have you already made ou bought your holidays wreaths and garlands? If not, here are some unique ones at London Plane.
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A fancy holiday pop up store on first avenue (411 First Ave South) with unique gifts for all ages. You can also visit their store online: Flora and Henri 
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