North America 2008

Seattle, Chicago and Washington, D.C, and a brief return to San Francisco.

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  • The Space Needle with the Experience Music Project in the foreground.

    Seattle: Finding Gems in the Emerald City

    The first stop in my four city tour of America was Seattle in the north-western state of Washington. Best known for its iconic Space Needle, it’s perhaps no surprise that I spent most of my time fixated on this slender looking tower.

  • Chicago buildings reflected in the Cloud Gate sculpture.

    Chicago: A City Apart

    I briefly encountered Chicago in March, relaxing there for two nights after three long days aboard the California Zephyr. At that time it was a snow covered, cold and blustery city, but I saw enough to want to come back.