Lunch was high in the sky at a rooftop restaurant
This is the Willamette River not the Columbia.
I tried not to look down but it was compelling.
You can't have a Japanese garden without a Koi Pond
Or a bridge over untroubled waters.
The roses were not at their peak in October, but some blooms were still going.
We set sail for the upper reaches of the Columbia just as the sun was going down
That takes care of Portland. We returned to Portland on a long overnight cruise from Astoria on Oct. 11th. Luggage was out before breakfast and shortly after we were on our way to the airport and back to Chicago.
Lewis and Clark camped in four different locations as they passed through what would be the Portland area in 1805, but to my knowledge nothing exciting broke the drive downstream.
And so on to Part IX and X that deal with the final leg of the journey and a cold damp winter by the sea.