Weekly Photo Challenge: H2O

H2O has inspired many artists. For this challenge I decided to show you a different interpretation of water. I’ve got many beautiful photos of waves, waterfalls and serene lakes. This is not nature at its best though, but rather a human perspective of water. I found this little piece on a power box wandering through Fremont,…

Big, bigger, biggest

Everett, Washington, is only a half hour drive from Seattle. It’s home to one of the biggest manufacturers of airplanes in the world: Boeing. Well, it’s one of the sites in the world where Boeing works on airplanes. Here the 747, 777 and 787 are assembled from pieces flown in from other factories. I don’t know…

Weirdness is working

I’m walking to the train station and that area has some bus stops, but also seems to be a popular place to hang out, especially if you have no place to be. One man comments on my backpack and says I must have been everywhere, big smile on his face. He shouts something to his…

Home of the creatives

Rainy day in Seattle? Ok, pretty common this time of year. Not necessarily the worst though. There are many things you can still do, like visiting one of the museums. The EMP museum kept me entertained for over 3 hour and I pretty much left because they were going to close. What’s so great about…

Let me tell you about my day…

I’ve arrived in Seattle. I open the train doors and walk off. One of the train staff is yelling. He’s yelling at me! Apparently you cannot open doors yourself in America. I try to find the bus stop, but the locals send me off in the wrong direction, so I decide to keep walking. It’s…

Peeking in from above

This is me a few years ago, high above the Grand Canyon. It’s almost as if you’re looking down upon a different world when look over the edge. It’s so big, so wide… almost surreal.  

Alcatraz, the San Fran must do

The big advantage of travelling solo is that you often don’t have to plan things way in advance. That popular hostel might have one bed left and popular activities have that spot that others don’t want to fill. And so it happened that I got lucky in San Francisco on my trip to Alcatraz. I…