Candlewood Suites - Portland Airport
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... out. Bored of waiting for lifts that didn’t ever stop on our floor we headed down the stairwell, and wished that we hadn’t. We came across groups of people hanging around, looking shady, and were offered an alphabet of drugs from a guy that with eyes as black as coal who was just about to chase the dragon, with a foil pipe in his hand and that soul-lost look in his eyes. Suffice to say we made our way outta there quickly and safely, grabbed a bite, thought where the hell ...
... but in a ball) I had the 'Southern' meatloaf, mashed spud and some kale (I needed some greens)! FYI...the little balls called Hush Puppies originate from the earlier slave days when the workers would eat their meal and the dogs would get restless and yelp or bark for food. The 'scraps' were rolled up in a ball and fed to the dogs, to keep them quiet...ie...Hush Puppies! These were yummy tasting scraps - thanks Robby for looking ...
... telling us all the cool places to go and things to do when we head south to Crater Lake and beyond. He also recommended we get a vegan doughnut from Voodoo Doughnut, which appeared on a show called Portlandia. Apparently they are amazing. He dropped us off directly above the Saturday Market on a bridge with stairs leading down. We had to zig zag through a few homeless people to get to the stairs but we were starting to get used to this now!!
... couldn't have been better, and we were welcomed into a spacious country home and fed a meal of roasted peppers, corn on the cob, chicken breast, and Tuna Tim had caught himself and grilled just minutes before our arrival. We talked about the local vineyards, rainy weather, bicycling, and the dangerous mountain pass that awaited us in the morning. We sprawled out in their front lawn, reflecting on our our good fortune and generosity of Oregonians as we drifted to ...
... throughout the city centre. The main differences I could see:
the waterfront wasn’t as nice, it had a bizarre amount of bridges, and there
were many more homeless people. We
called our accommodation contact Tam, who we’d chatted to in the days prior,
and he sent us his address and told us to meet him there. It was over the east
side of town, across one of the many bridges, so we got a taxi and at the end
of a very hipster street, ...