Phoenix Inn Suites, Beaverton
Travel Blogs from Beaverton
... painting decoration. However, previous to this, Indian Buddhists, for whom written texts were essential components of their religion, wrote calligraphy on palm leaf strips and bound them into books. Surprisingly, when paper finally did become available it differed from region to region. Introduced to the Arab world by ...
... we began to work our way toward Portland, driving along Highway 38 East which wound for many miles and took us over several bridges. Very interesting to see some houses across the Umpqua River and know that everything over there was taken by boat. We pushed through to Salem, where we decided to make a stop at the State Capitol. On our way we noticed an old building that looked like a stereotypical asylum and sure enough when we passed by there was the sign reading Oregon ...
... home to Albany: the grass seed capital of the world (as we learned on the train!) and stopped at an A&W to pick up some biscuits and bacon for breakfast. I also bought a giant cup of my new favourite drink, root beer, and got some free root beer lollipops for later...result! We drove into Portland on the Rosa Parks Highway and Graeme took us to a little rose garden that he'd heard about, to stretch our legs and get off the van. The rose garden ...
... from the camera, having particular issues with her 'apparent' double chin which she doesn't actually have. The thing I noticed most was the moments when someone would say a 'joke' that may or may not have been funny but were most definitely awkward she would break the awkward tension every time with her friendly sounding, but obviously directed laugh emanating from the shock that someone would actually say something so stupid. Megan and I had a lot of views ...
... activities. The reality was that because of the amount of cash $50 + the first months salary at sea for each crew member delivered there was little reason to hide the trade as many people benefitted directly or indirectly.
The tour was definitely darker than yesterdays outing but very informative and a lot of fun. These guides work very hard to make it both informative and fun.
Had an early night with a healthy beer and pizza dinner, off to seattle tomorrow
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services