First we had to stand in line for tickets. I got in free because they don’t charge for Flat kids!
We had to stand in line for the elevator that goes to the top of the Space Needle. There were lots of other people who wanted to go up to the top, too. Austin says he read that it takes less than a minute to go all the way to the top. That seems really fast.
I looked up at the top of the Space Needle seemed even taller than it did when I first saw it. I started to get a little scared, but I was with Austin and Annie so I knew they would take care of me.
When we got to the top, it was AMAZING!!! I wanted to stay there forever to look at all the buildings and the water and the planes flying by.
First thing we looked for was Annie’s house. We found it!! She really does live close to the Space Needle!
And we saw the park where we found the beach with the sea glass and the really big ship! There was a different ship there today but it looked just as big as the one we saw last week. (Click on the picture to make it bigger and see exactly where Annie’s apartment and the big ship are.)
You can walk all the way around the top of the Space Needle, so that’s what we did. Every time we moved, there was something else to see! I spotted the Gas Works Park where we were yesterday! That big lake is called Lake Union and Annie says it’s small compared to Lake Washington, which is a little farther away. It looked plenty big enough to me!
The next place we stopped, we could see ALL the tall buildings in Seattle and they were really close to us! It was pretty exciting!
Just think, before I came to Seattle, I had never seen any tall buildings! And now I have seen a ton of them! Can you count them all?
Before we left the top of the Space Needle, Annie took a picture of Austin and me so that I can remember this trip forever and ever. It was kind of windy up there, so Austin had to hold onto me really tight.
At the bottom of the Space Needle is a shop that sells all kinds of things, and they are all about the Space Needle! Annie says I can’t tell you the surprise she got for Real Emma because it’s a surprise! I will just say it is pretty fun and I think she will really like it!
And this is my very last picture from Seattle. I picked it out from all the pictures we took while I was here. It’s my last view of my favorite thing in Seattle, the Space Needle. I think I will miss the Space Needle a lot. There’s nothing like it in Osceola.
It’s time for me to go home, so Annie is going to pack up all the things we collected in Seattle and send all of them (and me!) back to Real Emma this week. I have to be back at Osceola Elementary School by April 9th and I don’t want to be late!
See you in the classroom!