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Seattle walks

Williams, David B.

Seattle walks

discovering history and nature in the city

by Williams, David B.

  • 322 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history,
  • Urban geology,
  • Walking,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Natural resources

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid B. Williams
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.42.W22 S429 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 253 pages
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27238170M
    ISBN 100295741287
    ISBN 109780295741284
    LC Control Number2016036152
    OCLC/WorldCa963736198

      Fall has arrived and winter is nigh. This means the days are getting shorter and shorter. Mountain hiking trails will soon be snowed in and inaccessible. But that doesn’t mean the hiking has to stop! We are lucky in the Seattle area to have many options for getting our forest fix — without a lengthy drive or day-long outing. “Urban walking is simply the best way to get to know a place and to develop deeper connections to its story,” David Williams insists. In _Seattle Walks,_ he provides 18 maps and 50 color illustrations for walks in his home town that take readers to such sites as a downtown building with dozens of carved faces, an unexpected Civil War cemetery, Seattle’s most infamous lost ship, and one.

    My book, Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City, was published in March The 17 walks explore history, architecture, curious features, plants, and geology, plus they pass near two underground, radiation-resistant bunkers. I like to think the walks will . Find o of the best walking routes in Seattle. Maps, races, & running clubs in Seattle, WA. Track & analyze your walks.

    Praise. A Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Bestselling Book “Born from the Instagram-famous comic strip ‘Seattle Walk Report,’ the book gives a whimsical tour through Seattle’s neighborhoods With new comics and tips for how to get the most out of your urban hike, the book shows you the quirky side of Seattle and encourages you to explore the city on foot and with an open. Get off the beaten path and uncover the secrets of Seattle’s legendary Fremont neighborhood with our Fremont Free Walking Tour. Famed for it’s quirky and eclectic public art, we’ll discover the stories of pieces hidden around every corner, including the mad brilliance behind Fremont’s iconic Troll and the subversive truth about why there’s a statue of Vladimir Lenin in an American 5/5(11).


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The seventeen walks in the book cover almost all regions of the city of Seattle and give a cross section of different types of city walks. Included are parks, canyons, lakes and downtown historical buildings/5(19).

Seattle Walks book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Seattle is often listed as one of the most walkable cities in the Unit /5. Take a Walk: Seattle, 4th Edition: Walks through Natural Places in Seattle, Everett, Tacoma, and Olympia [Hacking, Sue Muller] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Take a Walk: Seattle, 4th Edition: Walks through Natural Places in Seattle, Everett, Tacoma, 5/5(7). And to explore Seattle by these stairs opens up stunning views and a whole new, intimate side of the Emerald City.

Seattle Stairway Walks: An Up-and-Down Guide to City Neighborhoods is the city's first guidebook to 25 of the best neighborhood walks in Seattle that feature public stairways.

If you're new to the city or even a longtimer who always wanted to explore the colorful districts of this town on the Sound, Walking Seattle by John Owen is your best guide by leaps and bounds. you won't just read about the sights and sounds of Seattle, but also its origins and beginnings, from the first day of commerce at the Pike Place Market/5(4).

Seattle Stairway Walks: An Up-and-Down Guide to City Neighborhoods is the city's first guidebook to 25 of the best neighborhood walks that feature public Seattle stairways.

Each route description includes driving and public transit directions to the starting point, full-color photos, a detailed map, QR codes for saving abbreviated directions on your smart phone, tips on sections that are family-friendly, /5(43).

UW Mailbox Seattle, WA Fax: () Email: [email protected] Publisher for the University of Washington Member of the Association of University Presses. In Seattle Walks, David B. Williams weaves together the history, natural history, and architecture of Seattle to paint a complex, nuanced, and fascinating story.

He shows us Seattle. Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City Want to order the book directly from me and pay by check, please send me a note, via my Contact page. Cost with shipping (only within U.S.), taxes, autograph, etc. is $ But walking is life, and you’re sure to miss Seattle’s little secrets without an occasional stroll.

Good news: there are TONS of great ways to explore Seattle by foot. From urban parks where you’ll feel like you’ve escaped the city to stunning views of our skyline and surrounding mountains, there’s a walk in Seattle for everyone.

Seattle Walks Discovering History and Nature in the City (Book): Williams, David B.: Seattle Walks is an idiosyncratic walking guide to Seattle combining natural history, human history, and David Williams's unique store of knowledge as a life-long and very curious resident of Seattle.

The walks offer surprises for those who think they know Seattle well and will be very appealing to Seattle. Seattle Stairway Walks: An Up-and-Down Guide to City Neighborhoods by Jake & Cathy Jaramillo * The only guidebook to stairway walks in Seattle * Explore Seattle neighborhoods in a new way with these interesting walks in Seattle * Written for people of all ages who want to get outside, exercise, and explore *Learn more --> ORDER TODAY.

The City of Seattle has been upgrading many of the stairs and I'm planning to make some before-and-after galleries. For now, the stair walks are a great way to get exercise and we've walked many of the the last two weeks with no crowds. Some runners like the major stairs (Howe, Thistle) but they are considerate and stay 6 feet away from each other.

- Whether you are a local or a tourist, get to know the area even better while on foot with the best Seattle walking tours on Tripadvisor. Read the reviews of your fellow travelers and book top-rated walking tours in Seattle for In his grief, he decides to walk - from Seattle to Key West, Florida.

Walk. Yep. I suppose that is why the book is called THE WALK. His journey on the walk was actually REALLY interesting. I always include a passage (something, anything) from the book that resonates with me. "Life Hugger/5. Take a Walk: Seattle, 4th Edition: Walks through Natural Places in Seattle, Everett, Tacoma, and Olympia (Take a Walk Seattle) Sue Muller Hacking out of 5 stars 75/5(4).

Leveraging the growing popularity of Seattle Walk Report on Instagram, this charming book features comic book-style illustrations that celebrate the distinctive and odd people, places, Leveraging the growing popularity of Seattle Walk Report on Instagram, this charming book features comic book-style illustrations that celebrate the distinctive and odd people, places, and things that define Seattle's /5.

“Seattle Walks” is a great place to get started on an urban adventure. The book’s 17 walks will train you to look for things you’ve never noticed before as you walk the Cheshiahud Loop or from Elliott Bay to Lake Washington.

Seattle is often listed as one of the most walkable cities in the United States. With its beautiful scenery, miles of non-motorized trails, and year-round access, Seattle is an ideal place to explore on Seattle Walks, David B.

Williams weaves together the history, natural history, and architecture of Seattle to paint a complex, nuanced, and fascinating story. 5 walks in Seattle with great views. 5 walks in Seattle with great views; Seattle’s Space Needle and 4 other top tourist magnets walk through a meadow where grasses wave in the sea.

At last, a comprehensive and easy-to-use collection of self-guided Seattle walking tours, designed for residents and visitors alike. Seattle City Walks explores the ins and outs of nearly twenty quintessential Seattle neighborhoods, from Pike Place Market to Pioneer Square, Fremont to Queen Anne, Capitol Hill to Belltown, even Winslow and the Eastside/5(3).18k Followers, Following, Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Seattle Walk Report (@seattlewalkreport) posts.Leveraging the growing popularity of Seattle Walk Report on Instagram, this charming book features comic book-style illustrations that celebrate the distinctive and odd people, places, and things that define Seattle's neighborhoods.

The book goes deep into the urban jungle, exploring 24 popular Seattle neighborhoods, pulling out history, notable landmarks, and curiosities that make each area so distinctive.