woensdag 17 maart 2010
Seattle Day 3, Girl power on Pike Place Market
Today it was all about shopping, just like yesterday, but now it wasn't only quiltshopping, we went to one of the famoust places in Seattle.
Pike Place Market has a long history, having been created in 1907. It all began when rumors of price fixing began to circulate. As a result, the Seattle Council soon established a public market along the newly constructed four-block boardwalk known as Pike Place. On opening day, August 17, 1907, residents were so eager for fairly priced fresh food that they swarmed on the first dozen farmers, emptying their cars within just a few minutes.
I think most people know Pike Place Market from the " fish throwing". This little film gives a nice impression of Pike Place Market.