Synopses & Reviews
Nature is not just close at hand to the residents of and visitors to Portland, Oregon; its fundamental to the city and to the way of life. From salmon fishing in the Willamette and the Columbia rivers to skiing majestic Mt. Hood and Cascade Mountain ranges; from biking in Forest Park to beach combing on Cannon, Portland offers something for every outdoor enthusiast. But this popular city also boasts a rich cultural life: the Portland Art Museum, the zoo, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, the Oregon Symphony, and Powells Bookstores all call Portland home. M. J. Cody and Rick Schafers "Our Portland" celebrates this popular and "very livable" Pacific Northwest city by combining spectacular photographs of major attractions and lush nature scapes with detailed captions. Rick Schafer is a Portland-based freelance photographer who specializes in large and medium format scenic photography. His work has appeared internationally in a variety of advertising and editorial applications.
Our Portland celebrates this popular and "very livable" Pacific Northwest city, combining spectacular photographs of the major attractions and nature scapes with detailed captions. Both residents and visitors are sure to treasure this volume for years to come.