Portland Days September 11th 2011 We left Portland on Saturday, after three and a bit good days of wandering about, drinking coffee and espressos (actually macchiatos), testing the local beer, shopping, visiting galleries and, of course, eating. The people of Portland are, for the most part, incredibly friendly and helpful. In my experience, not the norm for such a big city. Oh there are also the slightly ‘different’ folk w ... read more
North America » United States » Oregon » Portland Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
From time to time I actually travel somewhere. I will try to populate this blog with my notes when I'm on the move are finding neat new places, but I probably won't be too consistent and the timing of my posts may be a bit haphazard. Photographs will be included sometimes.
I used to travel around on an ST1100 motorcycle, but now I'm much more sedate in a RAV4. I must say, I do like the comfort of listening to my music and podcasts as I drive. And when it is raining.....what can I say; I've had enough of being cold and wet on the motorcycle.... full info