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Expat wanderer

Along the Edmonds Waterfront

Edmonds is wonderful for walking, and I love walking. It has a long waterfront walk, full of walkers, joggers, tourists, and people just enjoying the scenery and the salt sea air. There are cool breezes that keep it livable even when the temperatures rise.

 

Edmonds is known for public art, and hosts an annual Arts Fest every June to fund acquire and install public art. There are some wonderful pieces here and there, and some small, joy-giving surprises, like a seal family in bronze, and little bronze sea shells. This does not look like one of the funded pieces, but a piece of driftwood someone in which someone recognized a seal and painted it to help the rest of us see it.

SealEyeOfBeholder

 

These forts are built next to the sign that says “please do not build forts with he driftwood” LOL

FortDoNotBuildForts

 

The waterfront is noisy with big front loaders bringing boats to place on the elevator which takes the boats down and launches them on the water.

GoingBoating

BoatElevator

 

WhaleTrail

This is kind of like a Little Free Library for children’s life vests. To make it easy to insure that no child goes out unprotected, they stock them here for people to borrow, and hopefully return.

LifeJacketStand

 

When the Vietnamese first came to Edmonds, they relied on this beach to gather whelks and other shell fish to use in their cooking from this beach. I imagine it kept some of them from starving. I guess now it is forbidden.

BeachSign

 

MtBaker

 

 

Olympics

 

These condominiums overlook the marina and have a 180 degree view of the Sound. I would love to have a condo there, overlooking all the waterfront activity.

EdmondsCondo

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May 8, 2016 - Posted by | Adventure, Arts & Handicrafts, Beauty, Community, Cultural, ExPat Life, Living Conditions, Local Lore, Road Trips, Travel | ,

3 Comments »

  1. Great post 🙂

    Comment by theitinerary1 | May 8, 2016 | Reply

    • Thanks 🙂

      Comment by intlxpatr | May 8, 2016 | Reply

      • No problem 🙂 check out my blog when you get the chance

        Comment by theitinerary1 | May 8, 2016


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