Candlewood Suites - Portland Airport
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I read today that while so many people are being affected by Tropical Storm Sandy and are battling floodwaters and other damages, some cruise lines are calling up their loyal fanbases offering special deals, as some itineraries have been recently adjusted (come back to port early, hey the ship's just sitting around for an extra day, so why not make a quickie cruise and bring in a few bucks vs. just sitting in port).
... had a brand new adventure...being a TV show extra. I signed up a while ago on the website of Portlandia, the quirky takeoff on Portland hipster culture that airs on the Independent Film Channel. Most of the shows that film in Portland are looking for a certain "type" for their extras (like young men to play security guards), but Portlandia asked for "everyone and their grandmother" so I thought I'd fit right in. ...
... now, I could not tell you where anything is, but I know is exists somewhere in the two backpacks I am lugging around.
Our flight to Toronto was relatively uneventful, enabling me to cool off somewhat and dry my sweat-soaked underwear after going through customs in PDX. That was not much fun, believe me, and if I could find those terrorists that started all this “strip-and-search” stuff in airports following the ...
... 7:40. But this afternoon was a little mini adventure. Stumptown coffee, followed by Powell's books, then bubble tea and the food carts. After two days of nothing, someone finally coaxed me into putting something besides water in my stomach. When I was out and about it was fine. But now that I'm sitting down thinking about this adventure, my stomach is reminding me that I am in this like it or not. And I do like it. I am so so excited.
Airport in 12 ...
... then I could ramble further backroads! Would I have gone without Delta Music Experience... probably not. Without named 'attractions', and not being a blues fan, I doubt I would have picked Mississippi just to see it.. so I am very glad for having had this chance to go ther in a very special way.
I take with me from this trip a lot of new 'friends' (mostly in the ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking