Seattle - Day 3

Day 3 - Wednesday, April 28 - was more work, followed by a fine dinner at the Calcutta Grille, restaurant of the Golf Club at Newcastle. Created and managed by a former Microsoft exec, it sits atop a hill in Newcastle with commanding views of the Seattle area.

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Enroute

Driving down WA 520 towards I-405, looking towards the Olympic Range.

Olympic Range

The Olympic Range from the terrace behind the clubhouse.

Lake Washington

Looking northwest towards Lake Washington.

Olympic Range and Downtown

The mountains frame a backdrop for the Seattle skyline.

Broader View

Looking out across the golf course towards the mountains and Downtown Seattle.

As the sun sets

The lighting is dramatically different as the sun sets.

Misty Mountains

The light shining into the air creates an almost Tolkien-ish backdrop of misty mountains and gentle forest hills.

Cascade Range

Looking northeast towards the Cascades.

 

180 Panoramic view from the clubhouse

180 Panoramic view from the clubhouse terrace