anna brones

writer + artist + activist

Posts Tagged ‘ferry

Bike Graffiti

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A cold winter day. An escape to a bigger city. A friendly reminder of what transportation I should have taken, or wished I could have taken.

I start to dream. Of adventures and excursions one could take on two wheels. The places that could be explored. The miles that could be covered.

The ferry bell rings. Passengers scurry back to their cars. If only we were all on bikes.

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Written by Anna Brones

February 12, 2011 at 17:57

Friday Photo: Seattle Ferry

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Exploring Western Washington and Puget Sound by hopping on one of the many ferries is an excellent way to get to know this beautiful area of the state. Taking the ferry to Seattle, walking up to Pike Place Market and spending the day with beautiful views over the water happens to be one of my favorite weekend activities when in Washington.

I captured this shot on the way back from a day in Seattle, filled with coffee and pain au raisin at the excellent French bakery Le Panier, fish and chips at the market, plenty of window shopping, and an expertly wrapped piece of chevre flavored with ash from Beecher’s. An amazing display of clouds and sun rays played out during the whole ferry ride home, topping an urban day off with an incredible show of nature.

Want to explore the Washington Ferry system for yourself? Check out the official website here.

Written by Anna Brones

December 4, 2009 at 09:08