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Travel Blogs from Portland
... i like thai” and our chosen ones, Grilled Cheese Grill and Euro Dish. The Desserts were hard to come by particularly if you wanted a gelato. I still think Austin has the best trailer food setup versus Portland. Portland outnumbers us but we at least have available seating and more of a variety of choices. But our grilled cheese sandwiches were outstanding!
Next stop, Pioneer Square ...
... br> - Pack for summer & winter & everything in between. It is like 4 seasons in one day.
- Put some money aside for street performers, a lot are really talented.
- Ask locals for tips & recommendations.
- Try to visit things that other tourists don't.
- Go to at least 1 comedy show, sporting event & live music gig.
- Visit museums & galleries.
- Eat & drink like an American.
- Walk everywhere to combat increased eating & ...
Today we had to return our little piece of freedom that had served us so well- our hire car. We'd managed to clock up just over 5500 miles in the 4 weeks, which ain't bad going. We then took the metro back into downtown Portland and spent the day exploring.
First stop was the Japanese Gardens on the outskirts of town. We'd been told they are amazing and apparently ranked as one of the ...
... the river pretty much the whole way through. And looking up watching the mini mountains go by was awesome. We made it into Portland around 6 ( 1 hr for time change so 10 hours and 960 kms) checked in to our beautiful hotel room I booked only 3 hrs earlier luckily, and we were off again. Looked up 'attractions' on the GPS and it showed Salty's on the Columbia river, so we went there. Magnificent views and delicious food. Perfect supper for the end ...
... tightly blooming Azaleas but you could see well placed Winter shrubs and Autumnal maples all over.
Afterwards we walked to ...