Photo Friday: Troll Under the Bridge

Troll Under the Bridge in Seattle's Fremont Neighborhood
Troll Under the Bridge in Seattle's Fremont Neighborhood

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Seattle's Fremont Neighborhood is just far enough away from our own (both geographically and culturally) to feel like a special outing. My kids are especially delighted each time we rediscover this troll hiding under the Aurora Bridge. In addition to the troll, Fremont has lots of other offbeat public art, including a rocket ship and a statue of Lenin.

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  1. Camels & Chocolate

    May 29, 2009 at 1:17 a.m.

    I so love this photo, particularly the scale!

  2. Linda

    May 29, 2009 at 7:13 a.m.

    Wow! That troll is really big. Good idea to have the kids with it for perspective.

    I don't see Mr. Linky so my comment link is to this week's photo: something else really big that we found along our route.

  3. Amy @ The Q Family

    May 29, 2009 at 7:28 a.m.

    Happy Photo Friday!

    That's a neat art!

    I don't see Mr. Linky here. But this is my Photo Friday link:

  4. Chris (Amateur Traveler travel podcast)

    May 29, 2009 at 8:23 a.m.

    Happy Photo Friday

    Here is my photo this week of dinosaurs in Alberta, Canada:

  5. kristin luna

    May 29, 2009 at 8:24 a.m.

    Oh right, and my Photo Friday today is how I found out I'm Spanish royalty... =)

  6. soultravelers3

    May 29, 2009 at 8:55 a.m.

    I love this photo too! Adorable!

    I think the new baby has you just a little distracted, or that is my guess as to why Mr Linky is not there.

    Our family travel photo is cooking reindeer meet in a traditional Kota in the Swedish countryside with dear friends!

  7. Tim Marks

    May 29, 2009 at 10:03 a.m.

    And I always thought trolls were mean little guys! Great pic.

    My Photo Friday is Yellowstone Hot Spring

  8. Dominique

    May 29, 2009 at 10:06 a.m.

    I love cool public art. This piece looks like lots of fun!

    My Photo Friday offering this week is a little story about the usually aggressive mute swans and some more docile mute "swans" I spotted during our recent trip to Grand Rapids, Michigan

  9. Mary Jo Manzanares

    May 29, 2009 at 10:11 a.m.

    I'm off to Italy in just under two weeks. I love the winding rural back roads -- where sheep have the right of way.

  10. Lanora @writingtravel

    May 29, 2009 at 10:25 a.m.

    I'm baack!

  11. Nancy Solomon

    May 29, 2009 at 10:36 a.m.

    This week our post is on Family Ranch Vacations.

  12. amida

    May 29, 2009 at 10:51 a.m.

    What brave little kids to stand on that gigantic troll!

    Model Yachts at San Francisco:

  13. JessieV

    May 29, 2009 at 10:51 a.m.

    i LOVE the troll under the bridge! we always go there when we visit seattle. :) it is such fun!

    here's my photo friday link: the Minnesota Scottish Fair and Highland Games! Oh, such fun:


  14. Mara Gorman

    May 29, 2009 at 11:02 a.m.

    I think Mr. Link is on the blink!

    That's a great picture Debbie - I know my kids would love that statue too.

    Here's mine:

  15. Jen

    May 29, 2009 at 11:37 a.m.

    Posting again because it timed out...sorry if there is a double post! That picture is SOOOO cool! My kids would love that adventure!

    My Photo Friday is here:

    Fl's highest waterfall!

  16. Kristen Gill

    May 29, 2009 at 12:23 p.m.

    Dreams of Belize (Photo Friday)

  17. Monna at Teacher Meets World

    May 29, 2009 at 12:48 p.m.

    Yup... Mr. Linky is definitely down!

    Here's a link to a photo taken near our apartment in Barcelona... and a great idea for celebrating the birthdays of your friends and family members who live far away.

    Have a lovely weekend, everyone!

  18. Victoria at Its a small world after all

    May 29, 2009 at 1:25 p.m.

    Here's a photo from our recent seaside holiday. The weather was typically British but the children loved it.


  19. Amy

    May 29, 2009 at 1:35 p.m.

    Multnomah Falls!

  20. Heather on her travels

    May 29, 2009 at 2:10 p.m.

    Here's my Friday photo of the Reichstag dome - don't you hate queues?

    Tip tap tip tap who's that going over My bridge?

    Please everyone vote for my blog at the Travel mole awards here :) then click categores/travel blogs

  21. Bridget Smith

    May 29, 2009 at 2:14 p.m.

    I miss Mr. Linky :(.

    Funny how really big stuff is a theme for travel bloggers this week. Here is my contribution, a sneak peak at the New Elephant Odyssey Exhibit at the San Diego Zoo http://www.familyadventureguidebooks.... .

  22. Wanderluster (Bhutan Festivals)

    May 29, 2009 at 2:23 p.m.

    Bhutan Tsechu Festival

  23. Caitlin

    May 29, 2009 at 2:52 p.m.

    My post this week is on underwater life on Wilson Island in the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland.

  24. Peter Carey

    May 29, 2009 at 3:37 p.m.

    I love the troll!!
    Sad Mr. Linky, where are you???

    Door Through A Door - Costa Rica

  25. Marina K. Villatoro

    May 29, 2009 at 5:39 p.m.

    Now that's a troll and a half! Wow, what a day out. Your kids look so tiny on it:)

  26. jackie

    May 29, 2009 at 6:42 p.m.

    Here's a shot of our recent visit to the kid's museum in San Diego

    : )

  27. Andy Hayes

    May 30, 2009 at 11:18 a.m.

    So cute! Not what I was expecting when I saw the words troll. How did they get up there? Looks fun.

  28. Elizabeth

    May 31, 2009 at 8:53 a.m.

    Here's our Photo Friday:
    We went on our first camping trip as a family of four on Friday.

    That is an awesome troll! We should really check it out next time we're in the area.

  29. Mia

    June 15, 2009 at 6:33 a.m.

    great picture! funny troll and cute kids!