Saturday, June 17, 2006

Solstice Parade Report

There was a stupendous turnout for Saturday's Fremont Solstice Parade, which featured a record number of nude (but painted) bicyclists and clothed (but barely) belly dancers, along with a mix of theme floats ranging from the exuberant to the political to the downright inscrutable.

The fun continues tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with the associated Fremont Fair, one of Seattle's better street festivals.

From the thousands of photos uploaded to the Flickr photo-sharing site just hours after the event, you'd think that every sentient being in Seattle with a digital camera had been at the parade. To view them, go to, search on "solstice," and then click "most recent." Here's one of mine:

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