Banfield Value Inn
Travel Blogs from Portland
So we left Seattle. It took us a while. We went to City Target to pick up a few missing essentials. We hit the road but had decided to take Bremerton Ferry coz we hadn't done that. After battling with GPS and one-way streets and no turns and unchanging red lights, we missed it. So we caught the Bainbridge Ferry. Too quick a trip really. Cool houses …
So today we were on the move again. Crossing the country from the south eastern corner to the 2nd most north westerly state. I've been reading a lot about Oregon over the past few months and I've been quite looking forward to getting up here.
After a 20minute taxi ride to MCO airport, we checked in and passed through security around 5am. …
... tried a sampling selection of six ales to accompany our burger. Nick then drove us up into the hills to Pittock Mansion, an early 20th century house built by the local newspaper proprietor. Beautifully furnished - especially the high-tech bathrooms - it had some lovely pictures and even better views around. The gardens were lovely too. Drank less wine last night (2.5 bottles as opposed to 8) but slept badly: Neil's snoring kept me awake (don't tell ...
... pretty fluid, but I'm planning on seeing Greece, maybe more of Italy, spending some time driving around the South of France, and then ending it all in Paris.
Wish me luck on my travels and I'll try to keep you all updated on all the great sights and experiences.
... jockeying for position) and then the hassle of trying to navigate in a strange city, and park the beast that is our Traverse. I can only imagine what the Prius and Smartcar drivers would have done when they saw us roll in, spewing fossil fuel emissions over their green-spaces. So many ironic hipster beards out of joint. The 'couldn't care' philosophy would have kicked in so it's mostly a moot consideration. Still, I like to imagine myself hocking a loogie out the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking