LA QUINTA INN & SUITES VANCOUVER
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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Leave Portland: 11:15 am Arrive Seattle: 12:04 pm
Layover and running to catch plane
Leave Seattle: 1:40 pm Arrive Frankfurt: 8:40 am (June 23)
... was, generally, paper. Binders came from both animal and plant sources.
Animal glues had excellent viscosity and permanence and were prepared by boiling a hide, usually from a buffalo, in water. The hide was then shredded into bits and these secondary bits were then boiled in water to extract ...
... leggit! We went out for fresh air and didn´t go back. We headed to Kelly´s afterwards and to my enternal shame I only scored 5/6 on the steps to pouring a perfect Guiness - only to be corrected by an American, Devastated! Paul filled me in on a bit of Portland trivia. It is home of the Simpsons. The characters are named after streets, i.e. Lovejoy, Flanders, etc. I thought this was fantastic of course. After rubber necking at every street sign ...
Sat 23rd June cont.
The only visitor centre we could find was in Fort Vancouver National Park. So we went into the bookshop and they could only sell us a map, as Washington State doesn't give away free state maps., We managed to find a small one in the back of a magazine, so that will have to do. As it was still open for half an hour, we wandered down to the fort (another British Fort) and had a quick look around before ...
... atmosphere wasn't anything special. Next, we took a nice stroll through East Portland to another coffee roasters, called Heart Roasters. During this walk, I began to realise I was going to fall in love with this little hipster haven. The sun was shining, there were beautiful trees and parks, people out on nice porches drinking coffee or beers. It just seemed so laid back and friendly (the Lonely Planet advised me it was common for this to happen to people ...