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Secret Portland (Oregon): The Unique Guidebook to Portland's Hidden Sites, Sounds, & Tastes (Secret Guide)by Ann Carroll Burgess
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This intimate pocket-sized guide to the City of Roses features quirky eccentricities known only to locals, such as weather machine in Pioneer Courthouse Square, the International Rose Test Garden, and the only three-door elevator west of the Mississippi. Also included are details about a bookstore that occupies an entire city block, bus routes, and sites for science fiction aficionados.
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With topics ranging from aboriginal tribes to yurts for camping, a Canadian travel writer offers an off-the-beaten track guide to the Rose City area. But some sites (e.g. Mount St. Helens) are hardly secrets. Distributed in the US by Independent Publisher's Group.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
- Also available in the Secret Guide series: Secret Boston (1550224883), Secret Chicago (155022493X), and Secret Providence & Newport (1550224905)
About the Author
Ann Carroll Burgess has contributed to Natural History, Easy Living, and the Boston Globe. She is the author of The Guide to Western Canada and Atlanta Alive. She lives on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
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