Courtyard by Marriott Portland Downtown/Convention Center
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American streets famously have no name, but in Eureka and Grants Pass, and doubtless in other US cities as well, they take it a bit further by giving intersecting streets just letters of the alphabet (A, B, C etc.) so a restaurant might be on 4th and F. If you're literate and numerate, it makes things easy, but we still had trouble finding our way …
... with NyQuil and dusted with Pepto-Bismol (you know for the late night – I drank too much crowd). Eventually, the health department put the kibosh on these two. Lest that sound unappetizing, please know that Voodoo's other offerings are actually quite delicious such as the Bacon Maple Bar and the naughty crème filled "Cock and Balls Doughnut"! The namesake Voodoo Doughnut is shaped like a voodoo doll and oozes ...
Step one of our journey begins at Portland International Airport. Check out the obligatory picture of the world (in)famous carpet. We have a long journey ahead of us. We're flying through Seattle to Reykjavik and finally to Hamburg. I wish we could spend a day in Iceland (Iceland Air allows free stopovers!), but there's tons to do and see in Deutschland. The homeland of the Illes ...
... to localised earthquakes – creating the rocky Cascade Rapids. A modern day steel bridge now stands in its place connecting Oregon to Washington.
Portland is a foodie town so we travelled back to the city where Ami joined us for a 'foodie tour'.
Braised Assorted Mushrooms with Acorn Squash Puree. Delicately flavoured and served with a glass of local Pinot Noir this was a great start. ...
... and then turned around and paddled back and had a great time. That evening we met at Gary and Toni’s house for supper along with Pam, Dave and Aunt Anne and had a birthday celebration for my cousin Tom who had joined us.
There was a huge farmers’ market downtown on Saturday and I took my aunt. We wandered around looking and tasting and, I must admit, there were some of the best tasting fruits I can remember anywhere… bought ...