Portlandia, Portland, Oregon (B)

As said in the TV show Portlandia “it’s where young people go to retire”. For years I have wanted to visit this magical place to see for myself just how cool it is.

Why so magical you say? How about Bacon donuts? Portland. Striperokee? Portland. Bars with swings? Portland. More bikes than cars? Portland. Gluten free options? Portland. Microbrew? Portland. Seattle minus the tourist stuff. Portland. No sales tax? Portland. Hipster chic? Portland. Food trucks? Portland.

Like any other trip south of the boarder it began and ended in excess. Buffet diner at an Indian casino on the way down? America. Giant truck stop breakfast where the waitress calls you “hun”? Awesome. The theme pretty much continued through the weekend. Erin, myself, and another couple (Jen and Brady) arrived early Saturday afternoon to beautiful weather. We headed out to the weekend market where we took in the wierd and wonderful. Sadly there was no art with birds on it. We began to realize how great of a place Portland is while having drinks and watching this guy “preform.” ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Portlandia
Guide Location: USA » Portland
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Shaun Robertson
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.thislifeintrips.com/portlandia/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • East Burn
  • Voodoo doughnuts
  • Stepping Stone
  • Bagdad
  • Santaria
  • Mary’s
  • Doug Fir