Portland Convention Hotel
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- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Conference facilities
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... a little longer cuz the bus driver was rerouted around the Portland Marathon runners and got lost. He said the reroute was incorrect. After Twisted, bused to Pearl Fibers and spent more money. Since there were no more yarn shops it was time to head home. After checking out we walked to the train stopping at Pearl Bakery for a sandwich. We were a little early to the train so it gave us ...
... choices, so we left looking for food.
And found it at Los Gorditos. This place had 3 menus- vegan, vegetarian, and meat. The food was delicious, and we left room for beer.
...and it started raining.
We walked to Rogue ales and knocked another one back. This place was smaller and more intimate than Deschutes, with more of a bar feel, than a restaurant.
Back to the hotel for a needed nights sleep.
We made it. Mother and child reunion. Paul looks great. Kate too. We had a marvelous meal at Three Doors Down Cafe with Jeff, Kate's Dad, Debbie, Kate's step Mom and of course, Paul and Kate. Hugs all the way around for everyone.
Good conversation, we brought Jeff and Debbie up to to date on the trip behind us and ahead. Turns out Debbie is a huge Van Morrison fan. Extra bonus points. Jeff and Paul compared ...
Another rest day. And it is definitely needed. After a lazy morning, we pick up Belinda and decide to do some general sightseeing in downtown Portland. The weather is a bit hazy and chilly today, but not too bad. We drive into the downtown area, and we note we are driving along Quimby Street. Now where have I heard that name before?
We don't have a real plan today, but decide to head up to Washington Park to get a view of Mt Hood in the distance ...
... I feel I'm at least more of a traveler than many others.
As I've said before, my kid is not such as easy traveler. I've always said 'so what' and let him be himself, knowing there was always hope that he'd grow into travel later on. I've seen it happen, so all hope is not lost!
This article reminded me though that travel is not just about the fun of going as much as the perspective gained of the world outside one's own home locale. There is ...