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In late January I was visiting Seattle for a work conference. This wasn’t my first time. I had been out a couple years prior to our Alaskan cruise. I had also been to visit family–and another time for a work. I had done the usual things like the Space Needle. It was time to do something different. With sunset approaching, I walked from the my downtown hotel over to Columbia Center, the… Read More

You have to do at least one high-rise experience when in New York City. The Empire State Building is, of course, the classic experience. However, the Top of the Rock, at Rockefeller Center is nice too–and you’re able to get shots on the iconic Empire State Building. Since we had the time, we opted to do both. Schedule one for daytime and one for nighttime. We did the Empire State Building during… Read More

Yesterday we took the subway from our hotel on the Upper West Side to Brooklyn. From there, we walked through the brownstones and rowhouses in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood, stopping to take pictures along the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, with views of Lower Manhattan and New York Harbor. Next it was time to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge! Tip: Don’t walk from Manhattan to Brooklyn–you’ll miss all the great views. Start in Brooklyn… Read More