Hampton Inn Portland East
Travel Blogs from Gresham
What a lovely evening we had and a great night's sleep. Breakfast rounded out our memorable stay at the Grand Lodge Hotel, McMenamin's hotels are always fun. The art is everywhere even the exposed pipes have character, don't forget to look up.
... holes where the green paint had been. As a result, since then, green has been made simply by mixing together a secondary color, green, from two primaries, yellow and blue. Just as we did when we were learning the color wheel in art class!
Blue: Obtained from either mineral—lapis ...
... myself. Although that is where this blog comes in. Since it's not like I'm going to be able to watch TV in my hotel rooms at night, with the possible exception of BBC, I'm going to attempt to document my adventures.
So here's hoping that a few days in I don't totally abandon this documentation. And also that everything currently spread out in my bedroom will fit in my suitcase.
Until Turkey . . .
... and areas abroad. Stay tuned as this was one of the more difficult areas for me to prepare in advance. I have heard adapters are available in China and for a much better price than what I probably paid for them. However, I am not willing to find out of this is true or not via the hard way, nor do I want to spend time looking for them.
Yesterday I checked out the fires in Colorado and Utah, and compared them to my route. As long as they aren't sill burning in 4 weeks, everything should be okay. But the weather sure is HOT across the country!!
Well, I'll be back... Once I hit the road!
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services