Travel Blogs from Portland, United States

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DAY 7 -- Farewell Lake George,hello biker butts..., Lake George to Portland, Maine, United States travel blog

DAY 7 -- Farewell Lake George,hello biker butts...

A travel blog entry by msouliere

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Oh, a sad day, but it was bound to come. We are all ready to go home by now, but really not looking forward to going back to work. The horror! Appropriate to our mood, the day is a little stormy looking, grey when we start out and increasingly ...

This Is My Kind Of School!, Portland, United States travel blog

This Is My Kind Of School!

A travel blog entry by patry

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... hated to have to leave and get back on the road.   Pheasant Ridge RV Park where we were staying in Wilsonville just outside Portland was great.  They had an indoor pool that was lots of fun and the kids rode their bikes a lot there. ...

Quick stop in the USA on the way to South America, Portland, United States travel blog

Quick stop in the USA on the way to South America

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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We Said: Just a quick 36-hour stop in Portland to visit family and winterize the wardrobe before heading south to Lima, Peru! We'll have a comments and observations on the culture shock of being back in the USA posted when we return back here in ...

Hostel Moses!, Portland, United States travel blog

Hostel Moses!

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Day 141 May 24th continued - The road from Boise to Portland was again amazing! I tried desperately hard to keep my eyes open for the seven hour journey but after a while, the crazy time in Boise got to me and sleep ensued! The last hour of the ...

Portland Pin, Portland, United States travel blog

Portland Pin

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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THE CITY THAT CARES, Portland, United States travel blog

THE CITY THAT CARES

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... the city was a hilly Forest Park, a Botanical Gardens, a rose garden, and other natural areas that covered many acres of Portland with attractive trails. The Portlanducks seemed happy, and they were very approachable and quick to converse. It was a very ...

I'm home!, Portland, United States travel blog

I'm home!

A travel blog entry by mikeandheather

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I sit cross-legged, luxuriating in the cotton embrace of clean sheets. The computer monitor illuminates the pre-dawn, and the sounds of home float through the silence like music. Oh, that is music. One of the beauties of not having traveled with ...

Leaving Home, for good, Portland, United States travel blog

Leaving Home, for good

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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We're moving out of our downtown apartment and smashing our entire lives into a 10X10 box. Moving out is never fun, everyone hates some portion of it, if not all of it. Moving isn't even fun when you're doing it to go on an awesome vacation. Though I ...

Portland, Portland, United States travel blog

Portland

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... of driving we finally made it to Portland.  We were not sure what to expect but were quite pleased with what we experienced.  Portland isn't the prettiest of towns on the whole, but it makes up for it with its well-defined neighbourhoods and very ...

links i found useful, Portland, United States travel blog

links i found useful

A travel blog entry by twittg

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| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Here are some web sites I found useful during my travels: world **Backpacking Round-the-World: http://travelindependent.info *Lonely Planet: http://www.lonelyplanet.com *Boot n' All: ...

The Good, the Bad and the Sudanese, Portland, United States travel blog

The Good, the Bad and the Sudanese

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Portland Part Deux!, Portland, United States travel blog

Portland Part Deux!

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... fair the sign did say that it was an easy 1 mile climb to the top so it couldn't be that bad? Well either the people of Portland are extraordinarily fit, or we are really unfit as we were past by a couple of old dears power walking to the top and kids as ...

Another 18 hour train journey..., Portland, United States travel blog

Another 18 hour train journey...

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... said and done, it did make the trip to Portland go a little quicker! I, as most of you, had never heard of Portland. I had been emailing a guy called Sean for advice on travelling for a couple of months. He runs a travel website with another bloke ...

Q and A, Portland, United States travel blog

Q and A

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... just because accomodation was such a pain there...but the city itself is nice. Q6. When are you coming home? A6. I am home (in Portland). As for when I'm coming home after the next bit, I don't know. Depends on if I can get a job in Australia. Q7. ...

Family and friends in Portland, Portland, United States travel blog

Family and friends in Portland

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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We Said: We spent a few weeks in and around Portland visiting friends in the region, celebrating a family wedding, and catching up with all our relatives. Besides the big wedding we were able to get out and see a few sites further afield. Highlights ...

outtakes (pictures), Portland, United States travel blog

outtakes (pictures)

A travel blog entry by twittg

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While sorting through my photos, I came across a bunch of silly ones and extras from people I travelled with that never got posted so I'll include those with this posting. Josh was particularly good at getting pictures of me looking stupid. Becky and Jon ...

pubcrawl, Portland, United States travel blog

pubcrawl

A travel blog entry by twittg

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The pubcrawl last night was lots of fun. Thanks to all that made it out to see me off. I'm told the monkey went home with Rich. I hope he enjoyed the company and the monkey finds its way back to its owner (Mary). I'll include a collage pic for you all. ...

The Heart of Portland, Oregon, Portland, United States travel blog

The Heart of Portland, Oregon

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Stats 101, Portland, United States travel blog

Stats 101

A travel blog entry by twittg

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___ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Here are some statistics from my trip: 1. number of countries visited = 52 2. number of flights = 43 3. total flight miles = 96,638 4. # of flights where people stayed seated til plane ...

Keeping Portland Weird, Portland, United States travel blog

Keeping Portland Weird

A travel blog entry by faff

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... there so we went down to sample a few brews. It was a bit too crowded to really get into it though. We also went to a Portland Timbers game. They were playing the Chivas from LA. They lost 1-0 against the run of play (when I root I root for the Timbers) ...

webpage of previous travel pics, Portland, United States travel blog

webpage of previous travel pics

A travel blog entry by twittg

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This page has pics from some of my previous trips: ...

Welcome Page, Portland, United States travel blog

Welcome Page

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... a visit home. First stopped in L.A. and visited Tony then we went south of the border to visit Marcela. Surprised friends back in Portland with a visit and also saw the family there and in Seattle. Spent a couple weeks in Costa Rica, but unfortunately it ...

last day of work, Portland, United States travel blog

last day of work

A travel blog entry by twittg

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Today was my last day of work, though it still doesn't really feel like it. The reality of my leaving has yet to set in. Maybe when I actually arrive in London it will. Everyone at Nike has been very supportive of me and are all excited for my trip. ...

life at home (post-travel), Portland, United States travel blog

life at home (post-travel)

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... goes to a foreign country and speaks English REALLY LOUD and sllllooowwww expecting that to make people understand? FYI people, the United States doesn't even have an official language. And, technically, ALL of North and South America are part of ...

City of Roses, Portland, United States travel blog

City of Roses

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... the deserts. There were also a few micro breweries around to check, sadly we didn't make it to them all, but I tried, I sure tried. Portland is also home to Oaks Park, an old style amusement park a little out of town. We headed over there to hit a ...

fin, Portland, United States travel blog

fin

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... for travel instead. Now I'm broke and in debt. Not much lucky about that. I am lucky to have been born in the United States and all the privileges and possibilities that allows. There are so many countries in this world where being born there pretty much ...

Portland - A breath of fresh air. Very fresh..., Portland, United States travel blog

Portland - A breath of fresh air. Very fresh...

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... road or being allowed to turn through red lights! This afternoon we visited the Bullseye glass factory - the main raison d'etre in Portland. We were given a tour of the factory and I was then left to ponder what to buy and ship home. A ...

The Pacific Northwest - Washington & Oregon, Portland, United States travel blog

The Pacific Northwest - Washington & Oregon

A travel blog entry by mnkschultz

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Max: We met acquaintances of Kathy's for lunch on arrival at Port Angeles back in Washington State, went to a mountain lookout called Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park (magnificent views of a majestic, snowy mountain range), had more rain, ...

sail boats and ships and water vessles, Portland, United States travel blog

sail boats and ships and water vessles

A travel blog entry by rachelvanslyke

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Played at the Dog Fish, met up with friend GPP all the way from Boston. Got to meet friends he grew up with. Rained soft that night. I thought and inquired about climbing Mt. Washington, but learned it was not an option. Interesting day of reflection and ...

The End of the First Year, Still in Portland, United States travel blog

The End of the First Year

A travel blog entry by a_broad_abroad

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So the school year ended. Without fanfare. Without drawn out reflections, without tears, without one last pep talk or motivational lecture. I simply signed some yearbooks, wished my students well and locked the door behind them. I wrote no poems, no ...

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