The main urban hub of America’s Pacific Northwest, Seattle is a major trading city due to its proximity to Asia and is home to the country’s fourth-largest port. Over the course of the 20th Century, the city became home as a major technology hub with major companies Microsoft and Amazon both being founded and based there. Cuturally, Seattle is well-known for its rich musical heritage, with jazz musicians Quincy Jones and Ray Charles, rock star Jimi Hendrix and grunge bands Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden all originating from there.
Pacific Northwest USA
Ice Climbing Mount Rainier