Thursday, February 07, 2008

HOMELESS in SEATTLE

I took ths picture the other day, few blocks from our new home, while I was driving down Broadway Blvd. A guy crossing the street with a shopping cart. If you look to the picture, you can see he is handling the cart on the wrong side, quite an imagine of how things can go in the wrong direction sometimes ...It is hard, for me, to see these people freezing in the cold of the winter and begging for your change at the supermarket door. So I did some small research and of course Wikipedia was a good source of information. Apparently in the King County (the count of Seattle) there are around 8,000 homeless on any given night, and many of those live in Seattle. In September 2005, King County adopted a "Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness", one of the near-term results of which is a shift of funding from homeless shelter beds to permanent housing. I am not sure if I will be there in 2015, but if you will happen to be in Seattle around 2015, maybe you will find a cisty without homeless anymore ... that will be a great day ...

2 comments:

Mountain Air Guided Adventures(p.)ltd said...

Annapurna base camp trekking

Annapurna base camp trekking one of the destination of the Nepal trekking , which will be substitutes the passion of the base camp of Nepal. You can see the unparallel views of the mountain horizon and towering like a skyscrapers and gardener. There are changing landscape and misty forest are highlighted in the Annapurna trekking Nepal. Dramatic views of the Annapurna and fishtail one the way to the base camp and surrounded the spectacular Annapurna and other neighboring mountain. There are three different option to go to the Annapurna base camp trekking here we mention of this. Mid-hills cultural areas inhabited by gurung, magar, Brahmin, and khettri castes.
Annapurna treks

treknepal said...

We went to trekking with Badri and we enjoyed it very much. He was looking after us with care, waiting for me because I’d got problem with altitude and care very good explications at all our questions about country, landscape, people, religion etc. we kept a very good memory good memory of this trek. The 3 dt for Gillou, The 5th for me. We hardly recommend badri as a guide.
Thanks again.

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