RV Travels: Weekly Wanderings #31 – Portland


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It’s not Portland, it’s HOTland!

We have been boiling to death here. Okay, an exaggeration, we have air-conditioning in the RV, but we want to be out and about in Portland, and the weather hasn’t been playing nice!

But you know what this city has a lot of? Coffee shops! We don’t have awesome wifi in the RV park (what else is new) so we have been spending hot afternoons working in the coffee shops while exploring the various neighborhoods of our potential new hometown.

And we’ve been eating. A lot of eating. I am making up for months and months of culinary deprivation and Portland is filling the gap: Thai, Indian, Vietnamese, Southern, and more. It’s a good thing we are leaving on Sunday, we might run out of money!

Just kidding. Not really.

We visited the Japanese Gardens and the Rose Gardens and a few other parks along the river, but it is really hot, so we don’t last long!

Palouse is up next before heading to Montana and we are kind of happy about getting out of the city again. The routine starts to feel like a normal everyday routine and we are still on our sabbatical and don’t want to feel normal yet!

Current location:

Columbia River RV Park – Portland, Oregon.

Well, that was my week, how about yours?


  1. Dotty J Boucher
    August 20, 2016

    Absolutely beautiful and yes! its been crazy hot all around, My sister just came back from Portland Me and she said its super
    hot there.

  2. Annalisa Linder
    August 21, 2016

    Wow, I’ve never been to Portland but I’d love to go there now

  3. Olivine Eyes
    August 21, 2016

    Apparently, a lot of my generational peers live in Portland. Unfortunately, like a lot of cities, the cost of living is real expensive.

  4. Sherry Fram
    August 22, 2016

    Never been to Portland but have always wanted to visit though maybe not this time of year! lol Stay hydrated!

  5. April Monty
    August 24, 2016

    This looks like a great place for family fun and some yummy food

  6. krystel
    August 27, 2016

    This sounds looks like a nice family trip beautiful

  7. Arlene mccurdy
    September 2, 2016

    wow that a beautiful place


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