Red Lion Hotel Portland Airport
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Had a great time in Portland yesterday. Weather was awesome. People were nuts. LOL Not used to this many people on one place at the same time. Got caught up in our first traffic jam in 10 years. Wasn't much fun....especially when the "fuel is getting low" light comes on and you get this little BEEP every 30 sec or so. Gas stations....that's a story …
... east of London sat down next to me. They had come to Portland because the Norwich football club had come to play the Timbers for a friendly & the couple was following them while Norwich did their US tour. Norwich had already played twice in CA & then had come to Portland. The couple were long time followers of their club and because of that they were booked in the same hotels as the players. I think it was a club member package that they could ...
... We didn't even make it around to see all of them. We walked another 1/4 a mile or so to the Japanese Garden. We did not realize this cost money but decided to go in because we were already there. The Japanese Garden was cool to see but not worth $20. Save your money for Voodoo Donuts.
At this point, it was afternoon and we were getting hungry. We started walking back towards the hotel ...
Portland Day 1.
After 22 hours of travelling I was not fit to do much on Sunday night when I arrived. With that in mind I decided to make the best of my 2 days off.
Breakfast in the hotel was great and about the first proper thing I had to eat in hours and hours. Thankfully it really set me up for the day..you'll see why.
The first thing I wanted to sort out was power. I had forgotten my AC Adaptor and given the range of electronics ...
... gear to hang up. In the afternoon, we went for a walk input these cool tails just down the road from our house. The are for hiking and biking but quite interesting and great that they are just down the road.
Saturday 15 June - Antony wanted to have a look a bike sale that was happening in Reno, and wanted to get there early before all the best bikes were sold. So for the first time in over a month, we set out alarm and left Truckee early. The bike sale was at someone's house ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service