Residence Inn Portland West/Hillsboro
Travel Blogs from Hillsboro
... Another line, but well worth the wait. Check out their flavors here... http://saltandstraw.com/flavors.php Then we hung out at their home while I did my laundry (much needed). Had a lot of un with the now-walking Edith. She is such a cutie...and so smart! I had such a good time hanging out with the Ingalls-Fairweathers! It is odd not having them in VT. Also, we watch the video that my family put together for Edith's birthday ...
Every morning I wake up at three thinking to myself, is it Friday? Do we get to go to Europe? Then I have to give myself a pat on the back remembering we have about three days of packing before we get to leave on the trip of our lifetime. Rain. Why does Portland have to make us so miserable and force us to NOT enjoy the ...
... also a crazy man in pink fishnet who danced around—better performance through chemistry, I guess. ☺
Across the street was another market. When we got there we realized it was not crafts, but a flea market with all the junky stuff you can find there.
Overall, we loved the Farmer’s Market, but weren’t impressed by the Craft Market—too many people crowded into a small space.
... been doing well! Never have I been so motivated to study as by the prospect of living in a town where I will likely be the only English speaker (except for my overlap with the Fenner family the first week that I'm there. I'm going to try to avoid them - no offense Fenners!- though in such a small village, it's likely that the only way to do that would be to wear a wig, fake breasts and ...
... br> The noticeable thing missing is a television. I wish I was not spending most of the London Olympics at a place without a TV. I had hoped to access live-streaming on the internet (free wi-fi here), but that doesn’t appear to be possible.
Since I’ve been to Portland about seven times already, I don’t feel a need to go purposely sight-seeing, but I still take note of the historic buildings and architecture, the bronze drinking fountains ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center