Travel Blogs from Beaverton
... So, I don't have a car yet, I have no itinerary nor any idea of a route, and I just wrote all the friends I care about in the United States tonight. But it's a start! And even with these tiny steps, the excitement of the trip is building. I can start to see the highways, hear the audiobooks, feel the rain and sun and snow and wind, and the sights that dazzle and take your breath away. It's beginning...
... Making a mental note to check it out we drove the short distance to the Capitol and were surprised to see that the building itself was fairly dirty yet imposing and was adorned with what we learned was a gold-leafed Oregon Pioneer, complete with knee boots and axe. We then headed back for a few pictures at the State Hospital, which was interesting as we saw several people playing basketball out front and were not sure if they worked or lived there. We hopped back in the car ...
... a French salad green with a tart, crunchy, marine-like taste and furry stems.
One day I drove to Bob’s Red Mill visitors’ center in Milwaukie, south of Portland and worth the drive. There’s a popular café and a shop with every description of flour, cereal and items made from whole grains, ground the old-fashioned way with quartz millstones.
On returning to Portland, I became messed up among the one-way and “No Turns” ...
... store to get funnily enough a book. Kalpesh went to biggest book store Kalpesh ever been too and Kalpesh brought The Hunger Games. Kalpesh went waterfront and Kalpesh read while getting tan, before moving to more tranquil area in the city (a small park in the city). Kalpesh headed back to hostel to pick up bags and next part of the states. Kalpesh had nice relaxing time in Portland, very laid back and has no sales tax. Kalpesh ...
Today was a long day! We got up early to drive up to Timberline Lodge at Mt. Hood, so that Bobby could do some snowboarding in July! I hung out in the historic old lodge and read a book and soaked up the awesome rustic architecture. I just decided that skiing is something I am going to give up because I just cant risk falling on my arm, although I have been skiing since I'm 13, as everyone knows, sometimes you just fall!. So ...
Other places to stay in Beaverton
15520 NW Gateway Court, Beaverton | 3 star hotelfrom $111
9900 SW Canyon Road, Beaverton | 2 star hotelfrom $79
- Sorry, this was not a great deal
- Our Stay Was Great!
- Perfect in every way
8500 S W Nimbus Drive, Beaverton | 3 star hotelfrom $94
875 SW 158th Avenue, Beaverton | 2 star hotelfrom $85
15583 NW Gateway Court, Beaverton | 2 star hotelfrom $107
18665 NW Eider Court, Beaverton | 2 star hotelfrom $84
15402 NW Cornell Road, Beaverton | 3 star hotelfrom $85
13455 SW Tualatin Valley Hwy, Beaverton | 2 star hotelfrom $93
15525 Northwest Gateway Court, Beaverton | 3 star hotelfrom $114
10720 SW Allen Blvd., Beaverton | 2 star hotelfrom $65
3333 SW 198th & TV Highway, Beaverton | Hotelfrom $70