Archived entries for Oregon

Flying Jazz

There is nothing quite like the experience of flying a Dash 8. I snapped this shot (probably in violation of federal law) on the tarmac at Portland International Airport as we were boarding my Air Canada Jazz flight to Vancouver this morning.

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With its huge over-wing props, it’s more like a vibrator than an airplane. And the view from window seats are just superb!

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PDX!

Today I made my first-ever trip to Portland, Oregon — a very quick one at that — and this is about as much of the city as I saw:

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Just kidding — I also saw this, my room and the lobby at the Hotel Monaco (another from my fav chain, Kimpton):

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But that was about it! I did get to wander around the uber-cool Pearl District a bit, and it was really neat. The industrial chic of the area was made even cooler late at night by some fog and a light mist. So Pac Northwest. I can’t wait to come back!



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