Looks around Leavenworth, WA

During our stay, it was very cool and misty, with rain everyday except for of course, the day we left when it was clear and sunny and bright. But, I liked the mysterious romantic atmosphere of the mist that would envelope the snowy mountains. On Friday morning after Thanksgiving, we took a walk around 10am or so, when the streets were still relatively empty as most of the stores and the Christkindlmarkt had not opened yet. Our walk included a visit to Waterfront Park as well as up and down the town to admire the Bavarian theme of the buildings and some of the holiday decorations that were up already.

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Looking around Leavenworth- morning at the Front Street park overlooking into the yet to open Christkindlmarkt from our rental condo above the pharmacy. Our rental condo is across the street from the Gazebo, where we would be able to watch the opening Welcome ceremony with St Nick, Mr and Mrs Claus, and the Christkind or listen to the live music from our balcony, conveniently located right in the middle of Leavenworth on Front Street, so smack dab in the middle of everything.

Here are some shots I took capturing the Bavarian buildings, holiday decorations (more were going up in anticipation of the Christmas Lighting festival that starts next weekend) and the misty mountains you can see surrounding town. Hopefully this gives you a good feel of the charm of this little town. In my next post, I will show you some more of the beautiful misty mountains from the Waterfront Park walk we took


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