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... a classic child-parent role play. I
don’t have kids so I can’t relate, and kudos to all the parents out there
dealing with difficult, tired children after a long day at the zoo. But at the same
time, tell your arrogant little kid to stop banging on the glass to wake up the
otters. They’re sleeping and they don’t care for your ugly face to be the first
thing they see upon waking.
I feel a bit mean here, but ...
The trouble with booking things in advance is that you think at the time it may be a good idea. For example getting a 7am flight from Denver to Portland means you can have a full day exploring Portland. That's correct it also means we had to get up at 3am in the morning to get to the airport.
We got a taxi to the bus stop and then waited in the dark with a couple of other maniacs/people who worked at the airport and got the one hour bus out to Denver airport.
- Left Mount Hood at 11:00 a.m.
- Had lunch in my car- a sandwich from my ice box
- Traveled 109 miles from Mount Hood to Portland, took 3 hours and 15 minutes
- Arrived in Portland at 2:15 p.m.
- Visited Portland Art Museum
- Today I met a very remarkable woman! She was an artist and had some of her art on display at the Portland Art ...
... Park is the centerpiece of Portland's park system. The International Rose Test Garden as well as the Japanese Garden are among the six attractions on the 130 acres. After a blissful morning in the park, we headed for downtown Portland (and the nightmare of a hunt for parking)! We snagged the last place in a three-level parking garage. However, designated driver Duane couldn't open the car door because of the tight space and had ...
... really beautiful in the spring, it was covered with colorful wildflowers. The day was sunny and clear, and cool. It was a long climb, and Tony was pretty sure I was not going to make it to the top, but I was not going to let the senior citizens and little kids show me up (even though my recently injured foot was bothering me). Ultimately we made it, and we were rewarded with amazing views of the Columbia Gorge at the ...