The Astro-Tourist’s Guide to Seattle: Cruising the Space Needle

As much as I loved being a hipster in Seattle, it was time to take my tourist-ing to an out-of-this-world level and visit the Space Needle.

I thought that after living in Toronto for years under the shadow of the CN tower would have taken away from the novelty of tall buildings that were tall just for the sake of being tall. However, I still found the Space Needle endlessly exciting.

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The walkway leading up to the tower was filled with blown glass art at the Chihuly Garden and Glass

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Just chillin in a glass garden, ya know!

 

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And then there was a whole “underwater” gallery!

 

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The work was an awesome explosion of life, inspired by Seattle’s Puget Sound

 

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Pretty colours ^_^

 

Oh yeah, there was also this cool tall building

Oh yeah, there was also this cool tall building

...with spiffy binoculars!

…with spiffy binoculars!

...binoculars that looked a little bit like the robot Wall-E to be honest

…binoculars that looked a little bit like the robot Wall-E to be honest

Loving the view!

Loving the view!

Also loving the Space Needle app that inserted animations into photos you took on your smartphone!

Also loving (maybe a bit too much) the Space Needle app that inserted animations into photos you took on your smartphone!