Motel 6 Portland North
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... around the corner so we went to investigate, and found two policemen. One was clutching his leg and was talking to another man so we approached the other policemen and Steve described what was the problem and said the man around the corner was 'legless'. The policeman then said 'had he lost his wheel chair'?. He didn't understand what we meant, so we explained that he was drunk and at the same time ...
... are really nice.
As in every US city, also in Portland people are very open and talkative. We also noticed a lot of people in wheelchairs, but it could be a coincidence only ;)
Last but not least, Portland has a very active music scene, with lots of concerts every day and also a lot of free music happening everywhere. It's definitely a city for students, chilled out people and those who are a bit more ...
... lunch in the Veggie Grill, which was the best food I have had for aaaaaaages! I had grilled Portobello mushroom with caramelised onions, garlic and puréed avocado on a bed of steamed kale with a crispy side slaw. And some sweet potato fries. Mmm mmm!
Later on, we enjoyed a night in at our hostel room with a small picnic dinner and most importantly, a tub of Ben & Jerry's with a ...
... football games and a soccer game. Ollie's little face nearly exploded with joy, and he was lost for the night; though I did my best to get responses from him, I worked out that the best way to hold a conversation was to talk about the games on TV. Hooray for me.
Our flying visit to Portland ended with a Greyhound bus to Seattle the next morning, but not before we had sniffed out another eatery featured on Man vs Food, Ollie's favourite ...
... Hopefully she'll sleep for quite a few hr. Unfortunately this flight they have movies I might want to watch but my screen doesn't work though Jon did offer to switch seats if I wanted. Sweet man. I then decided to try listening to music from the plane but my volume button is broken as well & only played loudly, silly thing. I then ended up listening to Jon's iPod since my iPod died a quick death with its battery. I soon tried to sleep but I was only slightly ...
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